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    Elyse Walters's Reviews : Pachinko

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    Apr 11, 2017

    Some days Sunja, daughter of the owner of a boardinghouse in Korea, felt chills when she was growing her secret child. If she had agreed to remain the mistress of the rich man in Japan whom she got pregnant with - who was married with 3 children -- she could have been taken care of - and the...

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    Emily May's Reviews : Pachinko

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    Sep 6, 2017

    Look, I get it. A lot of people won't be interested in this book because they have no idea what pachinko means and what exactly is going on with that cover, anyway? We are highly susceptible to marketing techniques and the cover and title give us pretty much nothing. But hear me out for a...

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    Free Food for Millionaires

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    2017
    / Literature - English and American literatures - Fiction
    The Times (London) Top Ten Books of the Year The nationally bestselling, "ambitious and compulsively readable" (San Francisco Chronicle) American story of class, society and identity. The daughter of...
  • Free Food for MillionairesMin Jin Lee

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    2007
    NPR Fresh Air Top Ten Books of the Year USA Today Top Ten Books of the Year The Times (London) Top Ten Books of the Year The nationally bestselling, "ambitious and compulsively readable" (San Francisco Chronicle) American story of class, society and identity. The daughter of Korean immigrants,...
  • PachinkoMin Jin Lee

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    2017
    November 21, 2016 Lee’s ( Free Food for Millionaires ) latest novel is a sprawling and immersive historical work that tells the tale of one Korean family’s search for belonging, exploring questions of history, legacy, and identity across four generations. In the Japanese-occupied Korea of the 1910s...