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By Hark Joon Lee

ISBN-10: 1931368368

ISBN-13: 9781931368360

From 2007 to 2011 South Korean filmmaker and newspaper reporter Hark Joon Lee lived between North Korean defectors in China, filming an award-winning documentary on their struggles. Crossing Heaven's Border is the firsthand account of his reports there, the place he witnessed human trafficking, the smuggling of illicit medicinal drugs by means of North Korean squaddies, and an extraordinary winning get away from North Korea by way of sea.

As Lee strains the customarily tragic lives of North Korean defectors who have been prepared to chance every little thing for his or her hopes, he trips to Siberia in pursuit of hidden North Korean lumber generators; to Vietnam, the place defectors make determined fees into international embassies; and alongside the 10,000-kilometer get away path for defectors stretching from China to Laos and to Thailand.

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