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Fearless Passage of Steven Kim: The True Story of an American Businessman Imprisoned in China for Rescuing North Korean Refugees

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  • Posted June 27, 2013

    This book is a very real accounting of Steven Kim's persecution

    This book is a very real accounting of Steven Kim's persecution in China. Once you've read it though, you cannot plead ignorance to the suffering of many in North Korea and China. An excellent read all the way around. The Fearless Passage of Steven Kim is an example of what living the gospel looks like when one man lays down his life for another.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 27, 2013

    more from this reviewer

    After reading this book, i came away not only inspired by the co

    After reading this book, i came away not only inspired by the courage, spirituality and compassion of Steven Kim, but also
     informed of history, intrigued by Kim's 'American-dream rags to riches life and caught up in the suspense and thrill of 
    of his capture and prison life. A wonderfully satisfying read....and a timely one too with North Korea in the news -
     this book reminded me of the human cost associated with such oppresion!.
    (and not too long, around 200 pages! - i finished it in two sittings!)

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 21, 2013

    This is a book that caught my attention within the first few wor

    This is a book that caught my attention within the first few words written and kept my attention throughout the book.  
    Very riveting.  Well written.  I give it 5 stars easily

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 7, 2013

    In 1975, a twenty-seven-year-old Korean man stepped into New Yor

    In 1975, a twenty-seven-year-old Korean man stepped into New York and an adventure no one in their right mind would ever want. Kim Seung-Whan (who later adopted the Americanized Steven Kim) had been an eager, hard-working young man bent on becoming rich, a goal which he achieved. He married the perfect girl (Helen) who not only supported him in his dreams but worked beside him. He attended and supported his church but remained unmoved by any of the messages.

    His prosperous ventures eventually led him into China, and here his life began to change. He began going to a Chinese-Korean church there when his business failed. And then he found a Korean church, which is illegal in China, and as his business and his faith began to grow he began to help a few North Korean refugees in need find jobs--again illegal. When the Chinese government found out, he was thrown into prison.

    Find out how this experience strengthened rather than demolished him as well as benefited others around him in his four years of deprivation, slave labor, and blessings.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 22, 2013

    This was an inspiring tale, full of heart and philosophical imag

    This was an inspiring tale, full of heart and philosophical imagery. I really enjoyed the story. Thank you for sharing Steven Kim's journey, Carl!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted March 31, 2013

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