Without You There is No Us

The award-winning author of The Interpreter traces her experiences as an English teacher to the sons of North Korea's elite during the last six months of Kim Jong Il's reign, an effort complicated by oppressive regime enforcers, propaganda and evangelical missionaries. 40,000 first printing.

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  • Author : Suki Kim
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Pages : 291 pages
  • ISBN : 0307720667
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 51 reviews
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Without You, There is No Us

Without You, There is No Us
  • Author : Suki Kim
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release : 07 March 2021
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The award-winning author of The Interpreter traces her experiences as an English teacher to the sons of North Korea's elite during the last six months of Kim Jong Il's reign, an effort complicated by oppressive regime enforcers, propaganda and evangelical missionaries. 40,000 first printing.

Without You, There Is No Us

Without You, There Is No Us
  • Author : Suki Kim
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 14 October 2014
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A haunting account of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland. Without you, there is no us. It is a chilling scene, but gradually Suki Kim, too, learns the tune and, without noticing, begins to hum it. It is 2011, and all

Without You, There is No Us

Without You, There is No Us
  • Author : Suki Kim
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 02 February 2015
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It is 2011, and all universities in North Korea have been shut down for an entire year, except for the all-male Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. This is where Suki Kim has accepted a job teaching English. Over the next six months she will eat three meals a day with her young charges and struggle to teach them to write, all under the watchful eye of the regime. Life at the university is lonely and claustrophobic. Her letters are read

The Interpreter

The Interpreter
  • Author : Suki Kim
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 01 January 2004
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A striking first novel about the dark side of the American Dream Suzy Park is a twenty-nine-year-old Korean American interpreter for the New York City court system. Young, attractive, and achingly alone, she makes a startling and ominous discovery during one court case that forever alters her family's history. Five years prior, her parents--hardworking greengrocers who forfeited personal happiness for their children's gain--were brutally murdered in an apparent robbery of their fruit and vegetable stand. Or so Suzy believed. But

There Is No Me Without You

There Is No Me Without You
  • Author : Melissa Fay Greene
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 04 September 2007
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The best-selling author of Praying for Sheetrock offers a revealing study of the human cost of the AIDS pandemic in Africa, in an inspirational portrait of Heregwoin Tefera, a widowed recluse in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, who has become the caretaker of sixty children orphaned and abandoned by the AIDS crisis. Reprint.

The Underground Girls of Kabul

The Underground Girls of Kabul
  • Author : Jenny Nordberg
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 07 March 2021
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An award-winning foreign correspondent who contributed to a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times series reveals the secret Afghan custom of disguising girls as boys to improve their prospects, discussing its political and social significance as well as the experiences of its practitioners.

A Kim Jong-Il Production

A Kim Jong-Il Production
  • Author : Paul Fischer
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release : 03 February 2015
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Before becoming the world's most notorious dictator, Kim Jong-Il ran North Korea's Ministry for Propaganda and its film studios. Conceiving every movie made, he acted as producer and screenwriter. Despite this control, he was underwhelmed by the available talent and took drastic steps, ordering the kidnapping of Choi Eun-Hee (Madam Choi)—South Korea's most famous actress—and her ex-husband Shin Sang-Ok, the country's most famous filmmaker.Madam Choi vanished first. When Shin went to Hong Kong to investigate, he was

Meltdown

Meltdown
  • Author : Mike Chinoy
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 22 March 2010
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When George W. Bush took office in 2001, North Korea's nuclear program was frozen and Kim Jong Il had signaled he was ready to negotiate. Today, North Korea possesses as many as ten nuclear warheads, and possibly the means to provide nuclear material to rogue states or terrorist groups. How did this happen? Drawing on more than two hundred interviews with key players in Washington, Seoul, Tokyo, and Beijing, including Colin Powell, John Bolton, and ex–Korean president Kim Dae-jung, as

A Thousand Miles to Freedom

A Thousand Miles to Freedom
  • Author : Eunsun Kim,Sébastien Falletti
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 21 July 2015
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Eunsun Kim was born in North Korea, one of the most secretive and oppressive countries in the modern world. As a child Eunsun loved her country...despite her school field trips to public executions, daily self-criticism sessions, and the increasing gnaw of hunger as the country-wide famine escalated. By the time she was eleven years old, Eunsun's father and grandparents had died of starvation, and Eunsun was in danger of the same. Finally, her mother decided to escape North Korea

Lark and Termite

Lark and Termite
  • Author : Jayne Anne Phillips
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 06 January 2009
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A rich, many-layered novel from one of our major writers, her first in nine years. Set in the 1950s in West Virginia and Korea, it is a story of the power of loss and love, the echoing ramifications of war, family secrets, dreams and ghosts, and the unseen, almost magical bonds that unite and sustain us. At its center: Lark and her brother, Termite, a child unable to walk and talk but full of radiance; their mother, Lola; their aunt,

The Interior Circuit

The Interior Circuit
  • Author : Francisco Goldman
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release : 02 July 2014
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The author of Say Her Name shares a deeply personal memoir of grieving the loss of his wife—and confronting the troubled city where she grew up. Five years after his wife’s untimely death, Francisco Goldman decided to overcome his fear of driving in Mexico City. The widower and award-winning writer wanted to symbolize his love and enduring grief by fully embracing his late wife’s childhood home and the city that came to mean so much to them.

Say Her Name

Say Her Name
  • Author : Francisco Goldman
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release : 05 April 2011
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Inspired by the author’s own experience, this is “a beautiful love story, and an extraordinary story of loss” (Colm Tóibín). In 2005, celebrated novelist Francisco Goldman married Aura Estrada at a Mexican hacienda. More than twenty years his junior, Aura was a gifted young writer on the cusp of her own brilliant career, and the two were deeply in love. Then, a month before their second anniversary, Aura broke her neck bodysurfing while they were on vacation. Goldman

The Real North Korea

The Real North Korea
  • Author : Andrei Lankov
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 December 2014
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After providing an accessible history of the nation, the author turns his focus to what North Korea is, what its leadership thinks and how its people cope with living in such an oppressive and poor place, arguing that North Korea is not irrational, but rather a nation that has survived against all odds.

Anthem

Anthem
  • Author : Ayn Rand
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Release : 01 December 2020
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Equality 7-2521 finds himself out of step with the collectivist society of the future, and discovers a means to freedom in Ayn Rand’s fable of the individual in conflict with society. First published in 1938, Anthem takes place in a dystopian future world in which humanity is enduring a new dark age, human life is regimented in every respect and personal identity has been all but snuffed out by a totalitarian government. The narrator, writing his story in secret, realizes