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“A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea” is an amazing book to anyone who has an interest in what life in North Korea is like for the working man. Masaji Ishikawa is the author of this perfect book. The writer is an incredibly humble man, full of humility, wisdom and the inner workings of the human condition. Particularly the human condition under extreme stress. A very interesting account of the life of a man who was born of a Korean father and a Japanese mother. Born in Japan and forced to go to live in North Korea with his parents when he is 13, he tells of the hardship and deprivation of the lives of North Koreans, and particularly those known as Returners, those who returned to their homeland from Japan, with the promise of a wonderful new life. The reality of this new life is shocking.
An unbelievable account of a man’s escape from North Korea back to his native Japan. He tells of how his family is tricked into going to North Korea, thinking their future would be assured. It is a tale of state control. of deprivation, hunger, and fear. How they lived at all is remarkable considering the extreme poverty they were thrown into. The descriptions of what they were reduced to eating are heartbreaking. In the end, he left his family to escape and try to get help for them. There were others who sheltered him along the way as he moved from one dangerous situation to another. He managed to get back, eventually but is left without support from the Japanese authorities. His wife had died and later he learned that his daughter too had perished. Since his escape, he has not been able to obtain information about the rest of his family. A truly terrible story reminding us of how fortunate we are to have our freedom.
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- Name: A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea
- Author: Masaji Ishikawa
- ISBN: 1503936902
- Language: English
- Genre: Social Activist Biographies, Poverty, Japanese Biographies,
- Format: PDF/ePub
- Page: 172
- Price: Free
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