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Author: Min Jin Lee
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
"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: Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Min Jin Lee
ISBN: 9781455563920 1455563927 9781786691361 1786691361
OCLC Number: 1053563786
Notes: Includes Reading Group Guide and A Conversation With Min Jin Lee.
"Reading group guide ©2017 by Min Jin Lee and Hachette Book Group, Inc." -- Title page verso.
"Includes preview of 'Free food for millionaires' ©2007, Min Jin Lee." -- Title page verso.
Awards: National Book Award Finalist 2017.
New York Times Book Review Top Ten of the Year 2017.
New York Times Notable Book of 2017.
Description: 527 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Min Jin Lee.


A victorian epic transplanted to Japan, following a Korean family of immigrants through eight decades and four generations.  Read more...


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'Stunning ... Pachinko is about outsiders, minorities and the politically disenfranchised. But it is so much more besides. Each time the novel seems to find its locus - Japan's colonization of Korea, Read more...

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