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The Great Successor

The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un

by Anna Fifield

Hardcover, 308 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $28 |

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Title
The Great Successor
Subtitle
The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un
Author
Anna Fifield

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Book Summary

Draws on interviews with a range of sources to present an account of Kim Jong-un's rise to leadership in North Korea, while providing insight into the country's cultural history and oppressive regime.