Главная Форумы Комментарии пользователей The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee — buy book

В этой теме 0 ответов, 1 участник, последнее обновление  Liz Chambers 3 нед., 6 дн. назад.

Просмотр 1 сообщения - с 1 по 1 (всего 1)
  • Автор
    Сообщения
  • #29001 Ответ

    Liz Chambers

    The Girl with Seven Names
    A North Korean Defector’s Story

    by Hyeonseo Lee, David John

    🔗 The Girl with Seven Names — READ MORE 🔗

    • Language: english
    • Release date: July 2, 2015
    • ISBN: 9780007554836 (0007554834)
    • Genres: memoir, biography, asia, history, autobiography, politics
    • Author: Hyeonseo Lee, David John
    • Places: Shanghai, Hyesan, Shenyang, Liaoning
    • Format: hardcover, 304 pages
    • Awards: Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Memoir & Autobiography (2015)
    • Publisher: William Collins

    About The Book

    An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world’s most ruthless and secretive dictatorships — and the story of one woman’s terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom.

    As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was one of millions trapped by a secretive and brutal totalitarian regime. Her home on the border with China gave her some exposure to the world beyond the confines of the Hermit Kingdom and, as the famine of the 1990s struck, she began to wonder, question and to realise that she had been brainwashed her entire life. Given the repression, poverty and starvation she witnessed surely her country could not be, as she had been told “the best on the planet”?

    Aged seventeen, she decided to escape North Korea. She could not have imagined that it would be twelve years before she was reunited with her family.

    She could not return, since rumours of her escape were spreading, and she and her family could incur the punishments of the government authorities — involving imprisonment, torture, and possible public execution. Hyeonseo instead remained in China and rapidly learned Chinese in an effort to adapt and survive. Twelve years and two lifetimes later, she would return to the North Korean border in a daring mission to spirit her mother and brother to South Korea, on one of the most arduous, costly and dangerous journeys imaginable.

    This is the unique story not only of Hyeonseo’s escape from the darkness into the light, but also of her coming of age, education and the resolve she found to rebuild her life — not once, but twice — first in China, then in South Korea. Strong, brave and eloquent, this memoir is a triumph of her remarkable spirit.

    FB2 ebook The Girl with Seven Names buy. TXT The Girl with Seven Names Hyeonseo Lee read on Mac on Bookshop. Hardback book The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee download. EPUB The Girl with Seven Names iOS on Kobo.

    Paperback book The Girl with Seven Names Hyeonseo Lee read online on Dymocks. MP3 ebook The Girl with Seven Names buy cheap for iPad. Hardcover book The Girl with Seven Names on Books-a-Million. FictionBook The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee download for PC.

Просмотр 1 сообщения - с 1 по 1 (всего 1)
Ответ в теме: The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee — buy book
Ваша информация: