Dear Leader

Poet, Spy, Escapee--A Look Inside North Korea
Product Number: EB00563741
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781476766577
Publisher: 37 Ink
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THE STORY THEY COULDN'T HACK: In this international bestseller, a high-ranking counterintelligence agent describes his life as a former poet laureate to Kim Jong-il and his breathtaking escape to freedom. As North Korea's State Poet Laureate, Jang Jin-sung led a charmed life. With food provisions (even as the country suffered through its great famine), a travel pass, access to strictly censored information, and audiences with Kim Jong-il himself, his life in Pyongyang seemed safe and secure. But this privileged existence was about to be shattered. When a strictly forbidden magazine he lent to a friend goes missing, Jang Jin-sung must flee for his life. Never before has a member of the elite described the inner workings of this totalitarian state and its propaganda machine. An astonishing exposE told through the heart-stopping story of Jang Jin-sung's escape to South Korea, Dear Leader is an "impossibly dramatic story.one of the best depictions yet of North Korea's nightmare" (Publishers Weekly).

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Author(s): Jang Jin-Sung
Original Publish Date: May 13, 2014

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Author(s): Jang Jin-Sung
Narrator(s): Daniel York
Product Number Z100135559
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781442375802

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