Physical Description:xii, 314 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Publisher:New York :Spiegel & Grau,2010.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -314).
Follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years, a chaotic period that saw the rise to power of Kim Jong Il and the devastation of a famine that killed one-fifth of the population, illustrating what it means to live under the most repressive totalitarian regime today.