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              Nothing to Envy: Life, Love and Death in North Korea

              Nothing to Envy: Life, Love and Death in North Korea (Paperback)

              By Demick, Barbara

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              What if the world imagined by George Orwell in Nineteen Eighty-four was real? What if everything around you was black and white except for the red letters on propaganda signs? Where spies like Orwell's Thought Police studied your facial expressions during political rallies to mak...e sure you were sincere in your expressions and your thoughts? If you couldn't turn the dials of your radio away from the government station? In fact, there is such a place: North Korea, the only country not connected to the Internet by choice. Ruled over by a dictator, visible only in carefully controlled images, it's a mysterious, even sinister country. But it's also a place where 22 million people live, work, and dream of a different life. Journalist Barbara Demick spent a decade covering North Korea's strange politics and regulations. Then one day she met a young woman defector, Mi-ran, who told her about growing up there; about the cinema she used to go to when the country still had electricity, and about the teenage romance which blossomed there. Through Mi-ran's story Demick glimpsed another, more human side of North Korea. In Nothing to Envy, Demick re-traces the life of Mi-ran and of five other North Koreans, taking us into the heart of an elusive society. We see her subjects fall in love, nurture ambitions, and struggle with survival and betrayal. Their stories form a haunting portrait of a bizarre society and the cost it exacts on its citizens.
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              ISBN 9780732292843
              Published NZ 9 May 2012
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town
               

              Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Demick, Barbara

              • RRP: $38.00
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              • Pub Date
                18 Aug 20

              An unprecedented exploration of contemporary Tibet, one of the world's most inaccessible places, geographically and politically, and one of its most misunderstood.

              ISBN 9781925498783
              Published NZ 18 Aug 2020
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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              Nothing to Envy: Love, Life and Death in North Korea

              Nothing to Envy: Love, Life and Death in North Korea (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Demick, Barbara

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              North Korea, run by a mad dictator, is cut off from the rest of the world, unknown and unknowable. But North Korea is also a place where ordinary people live, dream and learn to survive. Demick draws a powerful portrait of a bizzare society and the very real lives it affects.

              ISBN 9780732286613
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              Published NZ 2 Feb 2010
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Nothing to Envy: Life, Love and Death in North Korea
                

              Nothing to Envy: Life, Love and Death in North Korea (EPUB ebook)

              By Demick, Barbara

              WINNER OF THE 2010 SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION What if the world imagined by George Orwell in Nineteen Eighty-four was real? What if everything around you was black and white except for the red letters on propaganda signs? Where spies like Orwell's thought Police studied... your facial expressions during political rallies to make sure you were sincere in your expressions and your thoughts? If you couldn't turn the dials of your radio away from the government station?In fact, there is such a place: North Korea, the only country not connected to the Internet by choice. Ruled over by a dictator, visible only in carefully controlled images, it's a mysterious, even sinister country. But it's also a place where 22 million people live, work, and dream of a different life.Journalist Barbara Demick spent a decade covering North Korea's strange politics and regulations. then one day she met a young woman defector, Mi-ran, who told her about growing up there; about the cinema she used to go to when the country still had electricity, and about the teenage romance which blossomed there.through Mi-ran's story Demick glimpsed another, more human side of North Korea.In Nothing to Envy, Demick re-traces the life of Mi-ran and of five other North Koreans, taking us into the heart of an elusive society. We see her subjects fall in love, nurture ambitions, and struggle with survival and betrayal. their stories form a haunting portrait of a bizarre society and the cost it exacts on its citizens.
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              ISBN 9781460700341
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              Language en
              Published NZ 1 May 2013
              Publisher HarperCollins
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              Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town
                

              Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town (Hardback)

              By Demick, Barbara

              • RRP: $59.50
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              • Pub Date
                28 Jul 20

              Award-winning journalist and National Book Award finalist Barbara Demick captures Tibet as Nothing to Envy captured North Korea in this compelling portrait of a people caught between their nomadic, religious culture and the explosive growth of modern China.

              ISBN 9780812998757
              Released NZ 28 Jul 2020
              Publisher Random House
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              Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood
               

              Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Demick, Barbara

              • RRP: $46.50
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              Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Andrews McMeel ... in 1996 --T.p. verso.

              ISBN 9780812982763
              Released NZ 17 Apr 2012
              Publisher Spiegel & Grau
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              Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town
                

              Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Demick, Barbara

              • RRP: $38.99
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              • Pub Date
                28 Jul 20
              ISBN 9780525510697
              Released NZ 28 Jul 2020
              Publisher Random House
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