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What an incredible story unfolds in The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot
. And we are so pleased that celebrated non-fiction author Blaine Harden
is headed our way! Subtitled The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Pilot Who Stole His Way to Freedom, the book shares the history leading to North Korea’s isolated place in our world.
• This is an in-store event. To receive a number for the signing line purchase The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot from Anderson's Bookshop. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1 at 7:00 PM Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville
Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Blaine Harden: The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot
Maryville University Auditorium
Left Bank Books and Maryville Talks Books present Blaine Harden
, author of the bestseller Escape from Camp 14
, for his new book, 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.The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot
tells the riveting story of how Kim Il Sung plunged his country into war against the US, while the youngest fighter pilot in his air force was playing a high-risk game of deception—and escape. Drawing on documents from Chinese and Russian archives, as well as from never before released U.S. intelligence files, Harden
gives us a heart-pounding escape adventure and an entirely new way to understand the world's longest-lasting totalitarian state.
Parking: Lots one block north and one block east; street parking (meters free after 7pm)
For directions and public transportation information, click here.
Location: Street: Maryville University Auditorium Additional: 650 Maryville University Dr. City: Saint Louis, Province: Missouri Postal Code: 63141 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Blaine Harden has 1 media appearance.
discusses Africa: Dispatches from a Fragile Continent
Blaine Harden spoke of his four year tenure as Washington Post sub-Saharan bureau chief, which is the basis for his book, Africa: Dispatches from a Fragile Continent. The book's format focuses on individual people and their life experiences in different African nations, including Zaire, Ghana, Kenya, Sudan and Nigeria. Mr. Harden described Africa as being "a painful part of the world for Westerners to come to grips with." He contended that Westerners "weep for it more out of pity than understanding." The book's purpose is to give the problems of Africa a human face that will bring Westerners a better understanding of what it means to be African. (timspalding)… (more)
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Blaine Harden is a report for PBS Frontline and a contibutor to The Economist, and has served as The Washington Post's bureau chief in East Asia, Eastern Europe, and Africa. He lives in Seattle, Washington. [adapted from Escape from Camp 14 (2012)]
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