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  • Published: 2 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241973035
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $28.00

In Order To Live

A North Korean Girl's Journey To Freedom




The incredible autobiography of Yeonmi Park: a North Korean defector who escaped across the Gobi desert and is now a leading spokesperson for human rights at just 24 years old

Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her family stayed behind they would die - from starvation, or disease, or even execution. This book is the story of Park's struggle to survive in the darkest, most repressive country on earth; her harrowing escape to South Korea through China's underworld of smugglers and human traffickers; and her emergence as a leading human rights activist - all before her 21st birthday.

  • Published: 2 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241973035
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $28.00

About the author

Yeonmi Park

Yeonmi Park was born in Hyesan, North Korea, in 1993 and is now based in Seoul, South Korea. She is currently travelling the world as a speaker and human rights advisor.

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