Without You, There is No Us
  • Author : Suki Kim
  • Release Date : 06 July 2022
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 291
  • ISBN 13 : 9780307720665
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Book excerpt: 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 : Broadway Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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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
Genre : History
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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

Without You There Is No Us

Author : Suki Kim
Publisher : Crown
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Traces the author's 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....

The Interpreter

The Interpreter

Author : Suki Kim
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Genre : Fiction
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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 ...

There Is No Me Without You

There Is No Me Without You

Author : Melissa Fay Greene
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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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. ...

A Kim Jong Il Production

A Kim Jong Il Production

Author : Paul Fischer
Publisher : Flatiron Books
Genre : History
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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 ...

The Underground Girls of Kabul

The Underground Girls of Kabul

Author : Jenny Nordberg
Publisher : Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Genre : Social Science
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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....

Say Her Name

Say Her Name

Author : Francisco Goldman
Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Genre : Fiction
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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 ...

Lark and Termite

Lark and Termite

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Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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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 ...

Nowhere Girl

Nowhere Girl

Author : Cheryl Diamond
Publisher : Algonquin Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“An absolutely breathless read. Nowhere Girl is a courageous, heart-breaking, and beautifully written story of a girl doing everything in her power to protect the ones she loves.” —Paul Haggis, Academy Award-winning writer/director of Crash, Million Dollar Baby, and Casino Royale By the age of nine, I will have ...

The Truth Matters

The Truth Matters

Author : Bruce Bartlett
Publisher : Ten Speed Press
Genre : Political Science
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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 ...

Nothing About Us Without Us

Nothing About Us Without Us

Author : James I. Charlton
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : Medical
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"A study of the global oppression of people with disabilities and the international movement that has recently emerged to resist it ... A theoretical overview of disability oppression that shows its similarities to, and differences from, racism, sexism, and colonialism."--Jacket....

See You Again in Pyongyang

See You Again in Pyongyang

Author : Travis Jeppesen
Publisher : Hachette Books
Genre : History
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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, ...

A Thousand Miles to Freedom

A Thousand Miles to Freedom

Author : Eunsun Kim,Sébastien Falletti
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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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 ...

Quiet Dell

Quiet Dell

Author : Jayne Anne Phillips
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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In 1931, Emily Thornhill, one of the few women in the Chicago press, covers the murders of Asta Eicher and her three children and, obsessed with finding out what happened to this beautiful family, allies herself with the man funding the investigation....