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  • A KIM JONG-IL PRODUCTION: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power. by Fischer, Paul.
    Fischer, Paul.
    A KIM JONG-IL PRODUCTION: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Flatiron Books / Macmillan, (2015) dj. Hardcover first edition - A fascinating look at a hard-to-believe episode in film-making and North Korean history. "There was a time when the duo of Shin Sang-Ok and Choi Eun-Hee seemed unassailable. Shin was the extraordinarily successful South Korean movie director and producer; his beautiful wife Choi was his top star. . From the late 50s until the early 70s, the duo ruledbut divorce, scandal, and diminishing star power brought them back to earth.. .. the true story of Shin and Chois kidnapping by Kim Jong-Il, future Supreme Leader of North Korea (at the time he was son to the then-Supreme Leader). Shin and Choi, who were kidnapped in 1978, went…

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    New York: Flatiron Books / Macmillan, (2015) dj. Hardcover first edition - A fascinating look at a hard-to-believe episode in film-making and North Korean history. "There was a time when the duo of Shin Sang-Ok and Choi Eun-Hee seemed unassailable. Shin was the extraordinarily successful South Korean movie director and producer; his beautiful wife Choi was his top star. . From the late 50s until the early 70s, the duo ruledbut divorce, scandal, and diminishing star power brought them back to earth.. .. the true story of Shin and Chois kidnapping by Kim Jong-Il, future Supreme Leader of North Korea (at the time he was son to the then-Supreme Leader). Shin and Choi, who were kidnapped in 1978, went on to make a number of films in North Korea (as the guest of Kim Jong-Il) before escaping to the U.S. in 1986." Illustrated with photographs. Selected bibliography. x, 353 pp. ISBN: 978-1250054265.

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    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 77588
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  • FALLING OFF THE MAP: Some Lonely Places of the World. by Iyer, Pico.
    Iyer, Pico.
    FALLING OFF THE MAP: Some Lonely Places of the World.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - His third book, a collection of entertaining essays on visiting some offbeat places (although not all are as far off the beaten track now as they were back in 1993) - including North Korea, Paraguay, Argentina, Vietnam, Bhutan, Australia and Iceland. 190 pp. ISBN: 0-679-422641.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80064
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  • TO SWIM ACROSS THE WORLD. by Park, Frances and Ginger Park.
    Park, Frances and Ginger Park.
    TO SWIM ACROSS THE WORLD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Hyperion, (2001). First edition - A novel based on real events in the lives of the authors' parents, the story of two young Koreans - one from the North, one from the South - growing up during the Japanese occupation, World War II and the Korean War- a book which illuminates the tumultuous history of their country over the past six decades. 282 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (corner slightly bumped).

    Book ID: 84142
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