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  1. Book review: The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot - flight to freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | South China Morning Post

    ... alone is never enough. In his latest look at the Hermit Kingdom, Blaine Harden (author of the 2012 book Escape From Camp 14) offers some new and important insights seen through the eyes of one young man determined to defect to America, and who did ...

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  2. Stories of Ordinary North Koreans and Human RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | CFR.org

    ... of the issue as a whole. Shin Dong-hyuk, whose story is famously told by journalist Blaine Harden in Escape From Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West , had become a prominent example of the prison camps in ...

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  3. Kim Jong Un is cold and cunning, but not crazy, author saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | UPI

    ... like him. He goes out and touches people in marketplaces and at factories," Harden said. The author of Escape from Camp 14 also said the North Korean regime has succeeded in ways other totalitarian states have failed - which is to survive the ...

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  4. Hesston College Bel Canto Singers Northwest tour includes Kirkland Congregational ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Kirkland Reporter

    ... freedom songs and recent works. The concert draws inspiration from Hesston College's 2014 common read "Escape from Camp 14," a New York Times bestseller by Blaine Harden. The program champions the cause of human rights and celebrates refuge in its ...

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  5. Roddy Doyle book sent to UK prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | RTE.ie

    Roddy Doyle's book Dead Man Talking is among the titles being sent to UK prisons to encourage inmates to read more. The Herald reports that the novel, which is about two feuding friends who make up in ghostly circumstances, is on a list of novels which also includes a book about a man's escape from a prison camp.

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  6. North Korea pilot's amazing flight to freedom in stolen planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... later, Seattle journalist Blaine Harden, a former East Asia bureau chief for The Washington Post, wrote "Escape From Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey From North Korea to Freedom in the West," about the only man born in a North Korean prison ...

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  7. Blaine Harden’s story of the tyrant and the fighter pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... Ave. Tickets are $5 and available at townhallseattle.org . Information: 206-652-4255. After publishing "Escape From Camp 14," an account of escape from North Korea, Seattle author Blaine Harden received an unexpected call. The man on the other end, ...

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  8. Kim and countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Financial Times

    ... Motor car!" As with the story of the former political prisoner Shin Dong-hyuk , which Harden related in Escape from Camp 14 (2012), the American journalist's new book can read like a thriller. But perhaps most interesting is its depiction of No's ...

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  9. Inside North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Financial Times

    ... Motor car!" As with the story of the former political prisoner Shin Dong-hyuk , which Harden related in Escape from Camp 14 (2012), the American journalist's new book can read like a thriller. But perhaps most interesting is its depiction of No's ...

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  10. 'The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot' presents a riveting slice of North Korean historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom By Blaine Harden Viking 304 pp. Writing one of the most difficult-to-read books ever - "Escape from Camp 14" , about a young man's harrowing odyssey from North Korea where he was bred as a labor camp slave - put Blaine Harden on bestseller lists around the world.

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  11. North Korea: Books on the 'Hermit Kingdom' are positioned as page-turnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... it "wilda it's sort of madcap but it's creepy." And "Leader" author Harden is also the writer of "Escape From Camp 14," a bestselling 2013 title that told the story of Shin Dong-hyuk, who was born in a North Korean prison. Monitor writer Terry Hong ...

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  12. Fame for North Korean defectors brings money, suspicionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Reuters

    ... high-profile among them, Shin Dong-hyuk, recanted parts of his harrowing story, made famous in the book "Escape from Camp 14" by former Washington Post correspondent Blaine Harden. Many among the 27,000 defectors from the North in South Korea worry ...

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  13. U.S. must lead response to North Korea's brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... changed some elements in his account. Shin's story, described by journalist Blaine Harden in the book "Escape from Camp 14," was terrifying. His recent changes do not make it much better. More to the point, the changes do not undermine the larger ...

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  14. Other voices: 'Sickening brutality' in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... changed some elements in his account. Shin's story, described by journalist Blaine Harden in the book "Escape from Camp 14," was terrifying. His recent changes do not make it much better. More to the point, the changes do not undermine the larger ...

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  15. 'Sickening brutality'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... some elements in his account . Mr. Shin's story, described by journalist Blaine Harden in the book " Escape from Camp 14 ," was terrifying. His recent changes do not make it much better. More to the point, the changes do not undermine the larger ...

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  16. True liesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | World Magazine

    ... recanted key parts of his testimony, almost three years after it was published in the best-selling book Escape from Camp 14 with author Blaine Harden. Shin's admission confirmed what many defectors had long suspected: He didn't spend most of his ...

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  17. Video: North Korean Human Rights: The Road Ahead -- Opening CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | CSIS

    ... and Senior Advisor, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea Blaine Harden , Journalist and Author of "Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West" Joseph Bermudez Jr. , Co-founder and Chief Analytics ...

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  18. N. Korean defector's gulag account still stands: authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The China Post

    A crippling mix of "trauma, torture and shame" led high-profile defector Shin Dong-hyuk to distort his harrowing account of life in a North Korean gulag, according to the book's author. In a new foreword to the best-selling "Escape from Camp 14," Blaine Harden warned that still more revisions may be necessary, but argued that the core narrative remained a credible indictment of North Korea's institutional "depravity."

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  19. INTERVIEW-N.Korean escapee accepts blame for hurting defectors' credibilityRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Reuters

    A North Korean prison camp survivor central to a U.N. campaign against Pyongyang's rights abuses accepted on Monday that changing parts of his story had tarnished the credibility of defectors from the country. Shin Dong-hyuk, who shot to international fame with the publication of "Escape from Camp 14" by former Washington Post correspondent Blaine Harden in 2012, last month recanted key elements of his account of torture and subsequent escape from a North Korean prison camp.

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  20. North Korean escapee accepts blame for hurting defectors' credibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A North Korean prison camp survivor central to a UN campaign against Pyongyang's rights abuses accepted on Monday that changing parts of his story had tarnished the credibility of defectors from the country. Blaine Harden , former Washington Post journalist, and Shin Dong-hyuk pose before a news conference to present their book "Escape from Camp 14" in Paris in this May 2, 2012 file photo.

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