- Eye Opening
Kim Jong Un has ruled North Korea for years, but he remains a mystifying, often contradictory figure. To piece together this multilayered portrait of the third-generation dictator and the country he controls, journalist Anna Fifield drew on her reporting for the Financial Times and The Washington Post, as well as interviews with Kim’s family, his high school chums, the sushi chef who served as his childhood playmate, basketball players, defectors – anyone she could find who had ever met him. The result is an engrossing and important biography – the first to appear in English – of a brutal, savvy and underestimated leader.
About the Author
Anna Fifield is the Beijing bureau chief for The Washington Post.
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