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Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
by Barbara Demick

Published: 2010-01-06
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A gripping, astounding view into North Korea through the lives of six ordinary citizens---an important story that has never been told ...
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A gripping, astounding view into North Korea through the lives of six ordinary citizens---an important story that has never been told before.

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PBS TV Special
by LJT0001 (see profile) 06/24/14
For our club night, we viewed the PBS special on North Korea. It fit right in.

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  "Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea"by hernanka (see profile) 07/10/14

Everyone in the book club really liked this book. Comments like " I was overwhelmed by their stories" " My eyes were really opened to how difficult it was to survive in North Korea" " I still can not... (read more)

 
  "Poor & Stuck In Time"by LJT0001 (see profile) 06/24/14

The author does an amazing job following the lives of several families living in North Korea. The book reveals how North Korean manages its people via controlled information. It was a very revealing story... (read more)

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