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 52 reviews
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Without You, There is No Us

Without You, There is No Us
  • Author : Suki Kim
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release : 06 December 2021
GET THIS BOOKWithout 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.

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

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.

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

See You Again in Pyongyang

See You Again in Pyongyang
  • Author : Travis Jeppesen
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release : 29 May 2018
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A "close-up look at the cloistered country" (USA Today), See You Again in Pyongyang is American writer Travis Jeppesen's "probing" and "artful" (New York Times Book Review) chronicle of his travels in North Korea--an eye-opening portrait that goes behind the headlines about Trump and Kim, revealing North Koreans' "entrepreneurial spirit, and hidden love of foreign media, as well as their dreams and fears" (Los Angeles Times). In See You Again in Pyongyang, Travis Jeppesen culls from his experiences traveling and

Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader

Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader
  • Author : Bradley K. Martin
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 01 April 2007
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Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader offers in-depth portraits of North Korea's two ruthless and bizarrely Orwellian leaders, Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il. Lifting North Korea's curtain of self-imposed isolation, this book will take readers inside a society, that to a Westerner, will appear to be from another planet. Subsisting on a diet short on food grains and long on lies, North Koreans have been indoctrinated from birth to follow unquestioningly a father-son team of megalomaniacs. To North

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

An Ordinary Man

An Ordinary Man
  • Author : Paul Rusesabagina,Tom Zoellner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 06 April 2006
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The remarkable autobiography of Paul Rusesabagina, the globally-recognized human rights champion whose heroism inspired the film Hotel Rwanda “Fascinating…your book is called An Ordinary Man, yet you took on an extraordinary feat with courage, determination, and diplomacy.” – Oprah, O, The Oprah Magazine As Rwanda was thrown into chaos during the 1994 genocide, Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, turned the luxurious Hotel Milles Collines into a refuge for more than 1,200 Tutsi and moderate Hutu refugees, while fending off their would-be killers with

The Back Channel

The Back Channel
  • Author : William J. Burns
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 12 March 2019
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“A masterful diplomatic memoir” (The Washington Post) from CIA director William J. Burns, a career ambassador who served five presidents and ten secretaries of state—an impassioned argument for the enduring value of diplomacy in an increasingly volatile world. Over the course of more than three decades as an American diplomat, William J. Burns played a central role in the most consequential diplomatic episodes of his time—from the bloodless end of the Cold War to the collapse of post–

Only Beautiful, Please

Only Beautiful, Please
  • Author : John Vivian Everard
  • Publisher : Asia Pacific Research Inst for
  • Release : 06 December 2021
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Coverage of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) all too often focuses solely on nuclear proliferation, military parades, and the personality cult around its leaders. As the British ambassador to North Korea, John Everard had the rare experience of living there from 2006, when the DPRK conducted its first nuclear test, to 2008, just before Kim Jong Il's stroke. While stationed in Pyongyang, Everard's travels around the DPRK provided him with numerous opportunities to meet and converse with North Koreans. Only

Three Cups of Tea

Three Cups of Tea
  • Author : Greg Mortenson,David Oliver Relin
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 02 March 2006
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The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to combat terrorism in the Taliban’s backyard Anyone who despairs of the individual’s power to change lives has to read the story of Greg Mortenson, a homeless mountaineer who, following a 1993 climb of Pakistan’s treacherous K2, was inspired by a chance encounter with impoverished mountain villagers and promised to build them a school. Over the next decade he built fifty-five schools—

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 Truth Matters

The Truth Matters
  • Author : Bruce Bartlett
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Release : 24 October 2017
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Distinguish fake news from reliable journalism with this clear and concise handbook by New York Times best-selling author Bruce Bartlett. Today’s media and political landscapes are littered with untrustworthy sources and the dangerous concept of “fake news.” This accessible guide helps you fight this deeply troubling trend and ensure that truth is not a permanent casualty. Written by Capitol Hill veteran and author Bruce Bartlett, The Truth Matters presents actionable tips and tricks for reading critically, judging sources, using