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Nothing to Envy

Ordinary Lives in North Korea

Nothing to Envy( )
Author: Demick, Barbara
Narrated by: White, Karen
ISBN:978-1-61587-092-9
Publication Date:Mar 2010
Publisher:Tantor Media, Incorporated
Book Format:Pre-recorded MP3 player
List Price:USD $39.99
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Barbara Demick's Nothing to Envy follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years---a chaotic period that saw the death of Kim Il-sung and the unchallenged rise to power of his son, Kim Jong-il, and the devastation of a far-ranging famine that killed one-fifth of the population. Taking us into a landscape never before seen, Demick brings to life what it means to be an average Korean citizen, living under the most repressive totalitarian regime today---an Orwellian world in...
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Author Biography
Demick, Barbara (Author)
Karen White was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She attended college at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Management.

Her first book, In the Shadow of the Moon was a double finalist for the Romance Writers of America RITA Award. The Girl on Legare Street hit The New York Times Best Seller list in November 2009, and On Folly Beach in May 2010, which was also a NYT bestseller. Most of White's novels are based in the low-country of the southeastern United States. Some of her other titles include: The House on Tradd Street, The Lost Hours and The Memory of Water. Her title's Sea Change, The Time Between and The Sound of Glass made the New York Times Best Seller List.

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