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Pachinko

Author: Min Jin Lee
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A new tour de force from the bestselling author of Free Food for Millionaires, for readers of The Kite Runner and Cutting for Stone. PACHINKO follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, Sunja is saved when a young tubercular minister offers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Min Jin Lee
ISBN: 9781455563937 1455563935 9781455563920 1455563927 9781478970880 147897088X
OCLC Number: 951711063
Description: 490 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Min Jin Lee.

Abstract:

"A new tour de force from the bestselling author of Free Food for Millionaires, for readers of The Kite Runner and Cutting for Stone. PACHINKO follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, Sunja is saved when a young tubercular minister offers to marry and bring her to Japan. So begins a sweeping saga of an exceptional family in exile from its homeland and caught in the indifferent arc of history. Through desperate struggles and hard-won triumphs, its members are bound together by deep roots as they face enduring questions of faith, family, and identity"--
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