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Author Adam Johnson Envisions a Life Inside North Korea

Clip: 01/30/2012 | 6m 47s

Author Adam Johnson's second novel, "The Orphan Master's Son," is a fictional account of a young man's passage through North Korea -- a country unknown, unseen and, at times, futile before the death of its "Dear Leader," Kim Jong-il. Johnson and Jeffrey Brown discuss his interpretation of the country and the late dictator.

Aired: 01/30/12

Rating: NR

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