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In order to live : a North Korean girl's journey ... Read More

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.
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Bethlehem Main Library 325.21 (Text) 33062008556277 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Bethlehem South Side Branch 325.21 (Text) 33062008620610 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Allentown Public Library 325 PARK (Text) 34455006107342 Adult Non-Fiction 2nd FL Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781410483386 (hardcover : large print)
  • ISBN: 141048338X (hardcover : large print)
  • Physical Description: 417 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015.

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Prologue -- PART ONE NORTH KOREA: Even the birds ... Read More
Summary, etc.:
"'I am most grateful for two things: that I was ... Read More
Subject: Park, Yeonmi, 1993-
Women > Biography.
Escapes.
Young women.
Refugees.
Defectors.
Human rights workers.
Large type books.
Autobiographies.
Korea (North) > Biography.
Korea (South) > Biography.
Summary: "'I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.' Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her family stayed behind they would die--from starvation, or disease, or even execution. This book is the story of Park's struggle to survive in the darkest, most repressive country on Earth; her harrowing escape through China's underworld of smugglers and human traffickers; and then her escape from China across the Gobi desert to Mongolia, with only the stars to guide her way, and from there to South Korea and at last to freedom; and finally her emergence as a leading human rights activist--all before her 21st birthday"--From Penguin Random House website.
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