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Author Kim, Suki, 1970-

Title Without you, there is no us : My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite / Suki Kim.

Publication Info. New York : Books on Tape, 2014.


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Edition Unabridged.
Description 1 online resource.
Playing Time 083438
Note Unabridged.
Summary A haunting memoir 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. It is a chilling scene, but gradually Suki Kim, too, learns the tune and, without noticing, begins to hum it. It is 2011, and all universities in North Korea have been shut down for an entire year, the students sent to construction fields--except for the 270 students at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST), a walled compound where portraits of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il look on impassively from the walls of every room, and where Suki has accepted a job teaching English. Over the next six months, she will eat three meals a day with her young charges and struggle to teach them to write, all under the watchful eye of the...
Performer Read by Janet Song.
System Details Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 241294 KB).
Subject Kim, Suki, 1970-
Education and state -- Korea (North).
Elite (Social sciences) -- Korea (North).
English teachers -- Korea (North) -- Biography.
Korea (North) -- Politics and government -- 2011-
Korea (North) -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Added Author Song, Janet.
ISBN 9781101912768 sound recording
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