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Author Ishikawa, Masaji, author.

Title A river in darkness : one man's escape from North Korea / Masaji Ishikawa ; translated by Risa Kobayashi and Martin Brown.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. Seattle : AmazonCrossing, 2017.
©2017
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Description 159 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Note Previously published in Japan in 2000.
Summary Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when his family moved from Japan to North Korea when Ishikawa was just thirteen years old, and unwittingly became members of the lowest social caste. His father, himself a Korean national, was lured to the new Communist country by promises of abundant work, education for his children, and a higher station in society. But the reality of their new life was far from utopian.
Subject Ishikawa, Masaji.
Racially mixed people -- Korea (North) -- Biography.
Caste-based discrimination -- Korea (North)
Totalitarianism.
Korea (North) -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9781503936904 (hardcover)
1503936902 (hardcover)
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