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My Father’s North Korea Story: Walk to Freedom

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Publisher: , 2022
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My Father’s North Korea Story: Walk to Freedom is a non-fiction memoir written by the father of a North Korean defector that high-lights the tumultuous journey faced by millions of individuals still struggling to escape the harrowing conditions under the Kim regime.

About the Author

Won-chae Han, born in 1943, lived in the North Korean Province of Hamgyeong-bukdo Kilju-gun Yeongbuk-gu 68, and graduated from Hamhung College of Chemical Industry. This manuscript was written by Won-chae Han in Dec 1999. His daughter, Bong-hee Han, has published it in Japanese (2002), Korean (2019) and English (2022)

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