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Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick
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Jun 12, 2012

it was amazing
bookshelves: 2012, non-fiction
Read from June 12 to 24, 2012

Well then ... wow ... and seriously ... there is really a land like North Korea that really really exists yet today? Really? Nothing to Envy is most certainly THE most captivating read I have ever read. My biggest question has to be, "where have I been?" especially during the North Korean famine of the 1990s. It truly can be mind boggling realizing that there is a whole country full of people who are the most oppressed of oppressed. What a day it will be when Korea is Korea.
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