Under the Same Sky

Under the Same Sky

From Starvation in North Korea to Salvation in America

Book - 2015
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"A searing story of starvation and survival in North Korea, followed by a dramatic escape, rescue by activists and Christian missionaries, and success in the United States thanks to newfound faith and courage"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015
ISBN: 9780544373174
Branch Call Number: 362.8709 KIM
Characteristics: xi, 274 pages ; 24 cm


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Oct 07, 2015

I have read a number of books on North Korea and found it fascinating to read a firsthand account of growing up in this horrific regime. It is miraculous that Joseph made it out alive and am thankful he could share his story so that the true conditions can be made known to the world.

sidnawkid Sep 28, 2015

Engrossing. Could not put it down; Read it in a day. Filled me with gratitude to have been born in the U.S.

Sep 11, 2015

No disrespect intended to refugees of any oppression anywhere, but this book just didn't sound legitimate. eg, the author and his family 'ran out of food' several times and yet stayed alive for months, if not years. I believe one can die from thirst in about a week, and without food for what - a month? Just doesn't ring true to me.


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