A Thousand Miles to Freedom: My Escape from North Korea - Eunsun Kim
The United Nations Human Rights Council’s report on North Korea concluded that the Kim regime's treatment of its own citizens constituted crimes against humanity. A Thousand Miles to Freedom, Eunsun Kim’s harrowing memoir, presents a look at the life of an ordinary family during the “Arduous March,” the nationwide famine that killed an untold number of North Koreans in the 1990s. Forced to flee the country to survive, Eunsun and her family endure starvation, beatings, human trafficking, imprisonment and more as their journey takes them to China and Mongolia before finally gaining asylum in South Korea. A valuable historical document illustrating the crimes of the Kim regime, this book is a powerful testament to the tenacity of the human will.