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Podcast Episode 7

The Last Exiles

with Ann Shin
Hosted by CBC’s Judy Trinh

The Last Exiles

with Ann Shin
Hosted by CBC’s Judy Trinh
Ann Shin - Photo by Katia Taylor

CBC’s Judy Trinh hosts a conversation with award-winning documentary filmmaker Ann Shin, about her debut novel, The Last Exiles , a searing portrait of a young couple in Pyongyang and their fight for love and freedom


Jin and Suja meet and fall in love while studying at university in Pyongyang. She is a young journalist from a prominent family, while he is from a small village of little means. When Jin returns home to find his family starving, their food rations all but gone, he makes a rash decision that will haunt him for the rest of his life.


Meanwhile, miles away, Suja has learned that Jin has disappeared. Risking everything, she sets out to find him, embarking on a dangerous journey that will test their love and will to survive.


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