North Korea: Like Nowhere Else (Kobo eBook)

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The first photographic exploration of North Korea, from a Westerner who lived in Pyongyang and explored the country beyond for nearly two years.

What happens when you travel to a place where even basic truths are ambiguous? Where sometimes you can't trust your own eyes or feelings? Where the divide between real and imagined is never clear?

For two years, Lindsey Miller lived in North Korea, long regarded as one of the most closed societies on earth. As one of Pyongyang's small community of resident foreigners, Lindsey was granted remarkable freedoms to experience the country without government minders. She had a front row seat as North Korea shot into the headlines during an unprecedented period of military tension with the US and the subsequent historic Singapore Summit.

However, it was the connection with individuals and their families, and the day-to-day reality of control and repression, that delivered the real revelations of North Korean life, and which left Lindsey utterly changed from the woman who had nervously disembarked from her plane onto an empty runway just two years before.

This is her extraordinary photographic account, a testament to the hidden humanity of North Korea.

'There was much of the North Koreans and their way of life that I liked and admired, and Lindsey Miller's book brought back those positive feelings. And if we don't acknowledge those we will never begin to understand the country.' Michael Palin

Please note this is a fixed-format ebook with colour images and may not be well-suited for older e-readers.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781912836529
Publisher: September Publishing
Publication Date: May 6th, 2021
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