Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

Barbara Demick, Author, Karen White, Read by , read by Karen White. Tantor Media $34.99 (0p) ISBN 978-1-4001-0984-5

Following six North Koreans over the course of 15 years, Demick offers a haunting portrait of life in North Korea. Her subjects are instantly relatable—they fall in love, raise families—but as their country grows increasingly isolated, totalitarian, and repressive, and is ravaged by unemployment and famine, they risk everything to leave. Karen White delivers a stunning reading; her character interpretations are confident and well-rounded, and she forges a strong bond with the audience. Powerful without becoming overwrought, White handles the harrowing material with sensitivity and intelligence. An unforgettable listening experience that will resonate long after the final sentence. A Random hardcover (Reviews, Sept. 28). (Jan.)

Reviewed on: 02/22/2010
Release date: 12/01/2009
Genre: Audio
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