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    Japan Runs Wild, 1942-1943

    by Peter Harmsen ...
    Narrated by Walter Dixon ...
    series War in the Far East #2

    Unabridged

    1 min

    In early 1942, the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy were advancing on all fronts, humiliating Allied forces throughout the Pacific. In a matter of months, Japan had conquered an area larger than Hitler's empire at its apex. Hawaiians and Australians feared a future under Hirohito. The fate of half of mankind was hanging in the balance. But by the end of 1943, the tables had turned entirely. The ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    North Korea's Hidden Revolution

    How the Information Underground is Transforming a Closed Society

    by Jieun Baek ...
    Narrated by Caroline McLaughlin ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 31 min

    One of the least understood countries in the world, North Korea has long been known for its repressive regime. Yet it is far from being an impenetrable black box. Media flows covertly into the country, and fault lines are appearing in the government's sealed informational borders. Drawing on deeply personal interviews with North Korean defectors from all walks of life, ranging from propaganda ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    MiG Alley

    The US Air Force in Korea, 1950-53

    Narrated by David de Vries ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 11 min

    Of the many myths that emerged following the end of the Korean War, the prevailing one in the West was that of the absolute supremacy of U.S. Air Force pilots and aircraft over their Soviet-supplied opponents. The claims of the 10:1 victory-loss ratio achieved by the U.S. Air Force fighter pilots flying the North American F-86 Sabre against their communist adversaries, amongst other such ... Read more

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    Ask a North Korean

    Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's Most Secretive Nation

    by Daniel Tudor ...
    Narrated by P. J. Ochlan, Greta Jung ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 28 min

    Understanding North Korean Through the Eyes of Defectors.The weekly column Ask a North Korean, published by NK News, invites readers from around the world to pose questions to North Korean defectors. By way of these fascinating interviews, the North Koreans themselves provide authentic firsthand testimonies about what is happening inside the "Hermit Kingdom."North Korean contributors to this book ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Korean Mythology

    A Concise Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Sagas, Rituals and Beliefs of Korean Myths

    by Bernard Hayes ...
    Narrated by Gareth Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 17 min

    This book is dedicated to exploring the gods and goddesses that the Koreans of old worshiped, and within it, you will find more information about:Strange creatures from Korean mythologyThe Korean mythology of Tangu and AhriGods and goddesses, and their background stories, from Korean mythologySupernatural powers, relationships, and dramatic legendsPersisting values from Korean mythology that are ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Three Tigers, One Mountain

    A Journey Through the Bitter History and Current Conflicts of China, Korea, and Japan

    by Michael Booth ...
    Narrated by Julian Elfer ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 44 min

    There is an ancient Chinese proverb that states, "Two tigers cannot share the same mountain." However, in East Asia, there are three tigers on that mountain: China, Japan, and Korea, and they have a long history of turmoil and tension with each other. In his latest entertaining and thought provoking narrative travelogue, Michael Booth sets out to discover how deep, really, is the enmity between ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Korea

    The Impossible Country: South Korea's Amazing Rise from the Ashes: The Inside Story of an Economic, Political and Cultural Phenomenon

    by Daniel Tudor ...
    Narrated by James Cameron Stewart ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 44 min

    South Korea's amazing rise from the ashes: the inside story of an economic, political, and cultural phenomenon Long overshadowed by Japan and China, South Korea is a small country that happens to be one of the great national success stories of the postwar period. From a failed state with no democratic tradition, ruined and partitioned by war, and sapped by a half-century of colonial rule, South ... Read more

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    My Heart is a Golden Buddha

    Narrated by Garan Fitzgerald ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 18 min

    A collection of inspiration and wisdom, seen through the tales of housewives and kings, monks and bandits, and the deep mountains of Korea.In this collection of thirty-three stories, one of Korea’s foremost Seon(Zen) masters introduces the richness and depth of Korea’s Buddhist tradition. With humor and insight, Seon Master Daehaeng shows us our inherent potential and demonstrates how we can face ... Read more

    $19.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Without You, There Is No Us

    My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite

    by Suki Kim ...
    Narrated by Janet Song ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 34 min

    A haunting account of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reignEvery day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland. Without you, there is no us. It is a chilling scene, but gradually Suki Kim, too, learns the tune and, without ... Read more

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    A Kim Jong-Il Production

    The Incredible True Story of North Korea and the Most Audacious Kidnapping in History

    by Paul Fischer ...
    Narrated by Stephen Park ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 26 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of A Kim Jong-Il Production, by Paul Fischer, read by Stephen Park.Before becoming the world's most notorious dictator, Kim Jong-Il ran North Korea's film industry. He directed every film made in the country but knew they were nothing compared to Hollywood. Then he hit on the perfect solution: order the kidnapping of South Korea's ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Christmas Far from Home

    An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War

    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 54 min

    From an acclaimed historian comes the dramatic story of theChristmas escape of thousands of American troops overwhelmingly surrounded bythe enemy in Korea’s harsh terrain.Just before Thanksgiving in 1950, five months into theKorean War, General MacArthur flew to American positions in the north andgrandly announced an “end-the-war-by-Christmas” offensive despite recentintervention by Mao’s Chinese, ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Aim High in Creation!

    A One-of-a-Kind Journey Inside North Korea's Propaganda Machine

    Narrated by Emma Fenney ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 16 min

    When Anna Broinowski learned that fracking had invaded downtown Sydney, she had a brilliant idea: she would seek guidance for a kryptonite-powerful anti-fracking movie from the world's greatest propaganda factory, apart from Hollywood. After two years of trying, she was allowed to make her case in Pyongyang and was granted full permission to film. She worked closely with the leading lights of ... Read more

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    History of Korea

    Narrated by Andrea Giordani ...

    Unabridged

    45 min

    With a history so vast it is difficult to preserve the traditions and cultures from the olden times yet Korea seems to have maintained it despite the many invasions and situations that it went through. Nationalism and patriotism is reflected in all the Koreans.Every country has their own mythology and belief of how their people came to be and Koreans have their too. The Korean mythology speaks of ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Korean War

    A Captivating Guide to Korean War History

    Narrated by Duke Holm ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 3 min

    Explore how the Korean War started, the aftermath, and the events in between!The narrative of the Korean War in the West, and particularly in the United States, tells the tale of a conflict between two global superpowers and competing ideologies in a far-flung corner of the globe.The reality is that the wheels of motion that drove the country to war in 1950 began turning long before American boots ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Brief History of Korea

    Isolation, War, Despotism and Revival: The Fascinating Story of a Resilient But Divided People

    Narrated by Sean Runnette ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 36 min

    Korea was one of the last countries in Asia to be visited by Westerners, and its borders have remained largely unchanged since it was unified in the seventh century. Though it is one of the world's oldest and most ethnically homogeneous states, Korea was not born in a vacuum. Geographically isolated, the country was heavily influenced by powerful China and was often used as a bridge to the ... Read more

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    North Korea

    What Everyone Needs to Know

    Narrated by Paul Heitsch ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 33 min

    In this book, former North Korea lead foreign service officer at the U.S. embassy in Seoul, Patrick McEachern, unpacks the contentious and tangled relationship between the Koreas in an approachable question-and-answer format. While North Korea is famous for its militarism and nuclear program, South Korea is best known for its economic miracle, familiar to consumers as the producer of Samsung ... Read more

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    Korea

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Paul Heitsch ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 30 min

    Having spent centuries in the shadows of its neighbors China and Japan, Korea is now the object of considerable interest for radically different reasons-the South as an economic success story and for its vibrant popular culture; the North as the home to one of the world's most repressive regimes, at once both bizarre and menacing. Korea: A Very Short Introduction explores the history, culture, and ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A History of Korea, 3rd ed.

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 30 min

    This accessible and engaging new edition continues to be one of the leading introductory textbooks on Korean history. Fully revised throughout, the author takes a thematic and chronological approach to guide listeners from early state formation and the dynastic eras to the modern experience. Episodic accounts in each chapter are discussed in context with extensive examination of how the events and ... Read more

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    Storm Clouds over the Pacific, 1931-1941

    by Peter Harmsen ...
    Narrated by Walter Dixon ...
    series War in the Far East #1

    Unabridged

    9 hours 4 min

    War in the Far East is a trilogy of books offering the most complete narrative yet written about the Pacific Theater of World War II, and the first truly international treatment of the epic conflict. Historian Peter Harmsen weaves together a complex and revealing narrative, including facets of the war that are often overlooked in historic narratives. He explores the war in subarctic conditions on ... Read more

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    Ghost Flames

    Life and Death in a Hidden War, Korea 1950-1953

    Narrated by Dan Woren ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 41 min

    A powerful, character-driven narrative of the Korean War from the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who helped uncover some of its longest-held and darkest secrets.The war that broke out in Korea on a Sunday morning seventy years ago has come to be recognized as a critical turning point in modern history -- as the first great clash of arms of the Cold War, the last conflict between superpowers, the ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    North Korea Confidential

    Private Markets, Fashion Trends, Prison Camps, Dissenters and Defectors

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 45 min

    Private Markets, Fashion Trends, Prison Camps, Dissenters and Defectors.North Korea is one of the most troubled societies on earth. The country's 24 million people live under a violent dictatorship led by a single family, which relentlessly pursues the development of nuclear arms, which periodically incites risky military clashes with the larger, richer, liberal South, and which forces each and ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Explore North Korea

    Narrated by Andrea Giordani ...

    Unabridged

    30 min

    Baekdu spa, hyongje falls, pegae hill, and the chiangbbai mountain range, are world class attractions that lures in millions of tourists, historians, and explorers to visit North Korea year after year. The number of historically famous destinations, museums, parks and the recreational facilities available in North Korea can only astound the audience all in all. With flamboyant historical feats ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Reluctant Communist

    My Desertion, Court-Martial, and Forty-Year Imprisonment in North Korea

    Narrated by John McLain ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    In January of 1965, twenty-four-year-old U.S. Army sergeant Charles Robert Jenkins abandoned his post in South Korea, walked across the DMZ, and surrendered to communist North Korean soldiers standing sentry along the world's most heavily militarized border. He believed his action would get him back to the States and a short jail sentence. Instead he found himself in another sort of prison, where ... Read more

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    See You Again in Pyongyang

    A Journey into Kim Jong Un's North Korea

    Narrated by Will Collyer ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 2 min

    A "close-up look at the cloistered country" (USA Today), See You Again in Pyongyang is American writer Travis Jeppesen's "probing" and "artful" (New York Times Book Review) chronicle of his travels in North Korea--an eye-opening portrait that goes behind the headlines about Trump and Kim, revealing North Koreans' "entrepreneurial spirit, and hidden love of foreign media, as well as their dreams ... Read more

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