Written by Blaine Harden.
Having escaped across the border into China, Shin looks for a job. After a lucky encounter in a Korean restaurant he finds himself on his way to South Korea and a life of freedom. But once there he has to acclimatise to a totally new way of life, first in Seoul and then in California, and he is haunted by his memories of life in Camp 14.
Read by Kerry Shale
Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall
A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.