The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag

The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag Author Chol-hwan Kang
ISBN-10 0465011047
ISBN-13 9780465011049
Year 2005-08-24
Pages 238
Language English
Publisher Basic Books
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North Korea is today one of the last bastions of hard line Communism Its leaders have kept a tight grasp on their one party regime quashing any nascent opposition movements and sending all suspected dissidents to its brutal concentration camps for re education Kang Chol hwan is the first survivor of one of these camps to escape and tell his story to the world documenting the extreme conditions in these gulags and providing a personal insight into life in North Korea Part horror story part historical document part memoir part political tract this record of one man s suffering gives eyewitness proof to an ongoing sorrowful chapter of modern history New edition with a new preface by the author

Long Road Home

Long Road Home Author Suk-Young Kim
ISBN-10 9780231519281
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 184