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The son of an influential father who runs an orphan work camp, Pak Jun Do rises to prominence using instinctive talents and eventually becomes a professional kidnapper and romantic rival to Kim Jong Il. Citizens of our beloved Democratic Republic of North Korea! Imagine the life of an orphan boy plucked from nowhere to be trained as a tunnel assassin, a kidnapper, a spy. He has no father but the State, no sweetheart but Sun Moon, the greatest opera star who ever lived, whose face is tattooed on his chest. Imagine he lives in our very own country, a model of exemplary Communism. A nation that is the envy of the world, especially the Americans. Where the only stories people need to hear are those blasting out of loudspeakers to the glory of our dear Leader, Kim Jong il. Citizens! Who is this individual? What is his story? Pak Jun Do is his name: wrestler of sharks, envoy to Texan barbecues, imposter extraordinaire, whose tale has only come to light through the talents and stamina of our most patriotic interrogators.

Edition Notes

UK Edition

Copyright Date 2012


Dewey Decimal Class 813.6

The Physical Object

Format Hardcover

ID Numbers

Open Library OL26388354M
ISBN 10 0857520555
ISBN 13 9780857520555
OCLC/WorldCat 773429497
British National Bibliography GBB203959
Amazon UK 0857520555
British Library BLL01016009696 0857520555
Goodreads 13262070

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