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The Resource Escape from Camp 14 : one man's remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West, Blaine Harden

Escape from Camp 14 : one man's remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West, Blaine Harden

Label
Escape from Camp 14 : one man's remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West
Title
Escape from Camp 14
Title remainder
one man's remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West
Statement of responsibility
Blaine Harden
Title variation
  • Escape from Camp Fourteen
  • Escape from Camp 14
Title variation remainder
one mans remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the west
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twenty-six years ago, Shin Dong-hyuk was born inside Camp 14, one of five sprawling political prisons in the mountains of North Korea. This is the gripping, terrifying story of his escape from this no-exit prison-- to freedom in South Korea
Summary
Presents a dramatic account by one of the few survivors born in North Korea's infamous political prison camps, describing the brutal conditions he was forced to endure as a child, his witnessing of his family's executions, and his harrowing escape
Tone
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2012.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10074886
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harden, Blaine
Dewey number
  • 365/.45092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1130L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
LC call number
HV9815.6
LC item number
.H37 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1130
  • 1130
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sin, Tong-hyŏk
  • Political prisoners
  • Concentration camps
  • Forced labor
  • Korea (North)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
one man's remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the west
Label
Escape from Camp 14 : one man's remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West, Blaine Harden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Never heard the word "love" -- The boy who ate his mother's lunch -- School days -- The upper crust -- Mother tries to escape -- Mother tries to escape, version two -- This son of a bitch won't do -- The sun shines even on mouse holes -- Avoiding mother's eyes -- Reactionary son of a bitch -- Working man -- Napping on the farm -- Sewing and snitching -- Deciding not to snitch -- Preparing to run -- The fence -- Stealing -- Riding north -- The border -- China -- Asylum -- K'uredit k'adus -- South Koreans are not so interested -- U.S.A
Control code
846350
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 205 pages
Isbn
9780670023325
Lccn
2011037555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670023325
  • (OCoLC)ocn733230600
Label
Escape from Camp 14 : one man's remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the West, Blaine Harden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Never heard the word "love" -- The boy who ate his mother's lunch -- School days -- The upper crust -- Mother tries to escape -- Mother tries to escape, version two -- This son of a bitch won't do -- The sun shines even on mouse holes -- Avoiding mother's eyes -- Reactionary son of a bitch -- Working man -- Napping on the farm -- Sewing and snitching -- Deciding not to snitch -- Preparing to run -- The fence -- Stealing -- Riding north -- The border -- China -- Asylum -- K'uredit k'adus -- South Koreans are not so interested -- U.S.A
Control code
846350
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 205 pages
Isbn
9780670023325
Lccn
2011037555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670023325
  • (OCoLC)ocn733230600

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