Star of the North

Product Number: EB00711584
Released: May 22, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780525573302
Publisher: Broadway Books
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"A thrilling tale of abduction and escape in North Korea...highly entertaining." —The Washington Post A propulsive and ambitious thriller about a woman trying to rescue her twin sister from captivity in North Korea, and the North Korean citizens with whom she forms an unlikely alliance Star of the North opens in 1998, when a Korean American teenager is kidnapped from a South Korean beach by North Korean operatives. Twelve years later, her brilliant twin sister, Jenna, is still searching for her, and ends up on the radar of the CIA. When evidence that her sister may still be alive in North Korea comes to light, Jenna will do anything possible to rescue her—including undertaking a daring mission into the heart of the regime. Her story is masterfully braided together with two other narrative threads. In one, a North Korean peasant woman finds a forbidden international aid balloon and uses the valuables inside to launch a dangerously lucrative black-market business. In the other, a high-ranking North Korean official discovers, to his horror, that he may be descended from a traitor, a fact that could mean his death if it is revealed. As the novel progresses, these narrative strands converge and connect in surprising ways, ultimately building to an explosive and unforgettable climax.

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Author(s): D.B. John
Original Publish Date: May 22, 2018

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Author(s): D.B. John
Narrator(s): D.B. John, Linda Park
Product Number DD37397
Released: May 22, 2018
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ISBN: #9780525634850
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Author(s): D.B. John
Narrator(s): D.B. John, Linda Park
Product Number Z100130435
Released: May 22, 2018
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Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780525634881

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