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The Resource 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, Blaine Harden, (large type)

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, Blaine Harden, (large type)

Label
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
Title
The Great Leader and the fighter pilot
Title remainder
the true story of the tyrant who created North Korea and the young lieutenant who stole his way to freedom
Statement of responsibility
Blaine Harden
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the rise of Kim Il Sung, the origins of North Korea's anti-American stance and the daring theft of a Soviet MiG-15 warplane to benefit the United States by fighter pilot No Kum Sok
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harden, Blaine
Dewey number
  • 951.9304/3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kim, Il-sŏng
  • No, Kum-Sok
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Defectors
  • Dictators
  • Fighter pilots
  • Theft
  • Escapes
  • Korea (North)
  • Korea (North)
  • Korea (North)
  • Korea (North)
Label
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, Blaine Harden, (large type)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-485)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Players and Game -- Part I: Guerrilla and Rich Boy -- Beginnings -- Poodle and Pretender -- Sweet-Talking Stalin -- Part II: War -- Great Liberation Struggle -- Kicked in the Teeth -- MiGs -- Return to North Korea -- An International Sporting Event -- Attack Maps and Defection Bribes -- Uncle Yoo -- Part III: Flight -- Flying Clear -- Squeezing the Moolah -- Right Stuff and Fake Stuff -- Learning and Purging -- Epilogue -- Time Line
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point large print edition.
Extent
487 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628996845
Lccn
2015020454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn910537530
  • (OCoLC)910537530
Label
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, Blaine Harden, (large type)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-485)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Players and Game -- Part I: Guerrilla and Rich Boy -- Beginnings -- Poodle and Pretender -- Sweet-Talking Stalin -- Part II: War -- Great Liberation Struggle -- Kicked in the Teeth -- MiGs -- Return to North Korea -- An International Sporting Event -- Attack Maps and Defection Bribes -- Uncle Yoo -- Part III: Flight -- Flying Clear -- Squeezing the Moolah -- Right Stuff and Fake Stuff -- Learning and Purging -- Epilogue -- Time Line
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Center Point large print edition.
Extent
487 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628996845
Lccn
2015020454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn910537530
  • (OCoLC)910537530

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