Escape From Camp 14
One Man's Remarkable Odyssey From North Korea to Freedom in the WestLarge Print - 2012
Shin Dong-hyuk is the only person born in a North Korean gulag ever to escape - and Escape from Camp 14 is his story. Twenty-six years ago, Shin Dong-hyuk was born inside Camp 14, one of five sprawling political prisons in the mountains of North Korea. Located about 55 miles north of Pyongyang, the labor camp is a "complete control district," a no-exit prison where the only sentence is life. Inmates work twelve- to fifteen-hour days in the camp - mining coal, building dams, sewing military uniforms - until they are executed, killed in work-related accidents, or die of illness often triggered by hunger. No one born in Camp 14, or in any North Korean political prison camp, has escaped. No one except Shin ...
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Large Print, 2012.
Branch Call Number: 365.45092 SHIN-H
Characteristics: 302 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
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