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Pachinko / Min Jin Lee.

By: Lee, Min Jin [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2017Copyright date: �2017Edition: First edition.Description: 1 online resource (490 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781455563913; 1455563919; 9781455569656; 1455569658.Subject(s): Families -- Korea -- Fiction | FICTION -- Literary | FICTION -- Cultural Heritage | FICTION -- Family Life | FICTION -- Historical | Families | Korea | Koreans -- Japan -- Fiction | FICTION / Literary | FICTION / Asian American | FICTION / Sagas | FICTION / Cultural Heritage | FICTION / Family Life | FICTION / Historical | Fiction | Literature | FICTION / GeneralGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Fiction. | Domestic fiction. | Historical fiction. | Electronic books. | Downloadable e-BooksAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Pachinko.DDC classification: 813/.6 Other classification: FIC019000 | FIC051000 | FIC045000 | FIC014000 | FIC054000 Online resources: Click here to access MontanaLibrary2Go title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title Summary: "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"-- Provided by publisher.Summary: In early 1900s Korea, Sunja is the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family. Her 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. Caught in the indifferent arc of history, through desperate struggles and hard-won triumphs, Sunja's family members are bound together by deep roots as they face enduring questions of faith, family, and identity.
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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 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"-- Provided by publisher.

In early 1900s Korea, Sunja is the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family. Her 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. Caught in the indifferent arc of history, through desperate struggles and hard-won triumphs, Sunja's family members are bound together by deep roots as they face enduring questions of faith, family, and identity.

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