• Article
    • English

    In ‘Pachinko’, a Record of Forgotten Lives

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    November 26, 2020
    Even in the most extraordinary of political times, someone must tend to the crops. Someone must weave clothes for the winter. These everyday tasks fall not to the revolutionaries who earn our tributes but to ordinary folk persevering through wars and famines without recognition. History, says Min...
    • Book
    • English

    Pachinko

    U.S.A.
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    2020
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    'This is a captivating book ... Min Jin Lee's novel takes us through four generations and each character's search for identity and success. It's a powerful story about resilience and compassion'...
    • Book
    • Japanese

    パチンコ

    Japan
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    2020
    / Literature - English and American literatures - Fiction
    全米図書賞、最終候補作。 四世代にわたる在日コリアン一家の苦闘を描いて全世界で共感を呼んだ大作、ついに日本版刊行成る! 日本に併合された朝鮮半島、釜山沖の影島。下宿屋を営む夫婦の娘として生まれたキム・ソンジャが出会ったのは、日本との貿易を生業とするハンスという男だった。見知らぬ都会の匂いのするハンスと恋に落ち、やがて身ごもったソンジャは、ハンスには日本に妻子がいいることを知らされる。...
    • Article
    • English

    Exploring my Korean identity: A follow-up to Min Jin Lee’s ‘Pachinko’

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    July 29, 2020
    Though my parents were born and raised in Korea, having immigrated to the states when they were in their late 20’s, I’ve spent my whole life in my small, predominantly white community of La Cañada.
    • English
    • E-Book

    PachinkoMin Jin Lee

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    2018
    * The million-copy bestseller* * National Book Award finalist * * One of the New York Times's 10 Best Books of 2017 * * Selected for Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf book club * 'This is a captivating book ... Min Jin Lee's novel takes us through four generations and each character's search for...
    • English
    • Audiobook

    [Audio Book] Free Food for Millionaires

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    2020
    In this One Book, One New York 2019 nominee from the author of National Book Award Finalist Pachinko, the Korean-American daughter of first-generation immigrants strives to join Manhattan's inner circle. Meet Casey Han: a strong-willed, Queens-bred daughter of Korean immigrants immersed in a...
    • German
    • E-Book

    Ein einfaches Leben: Roman

    »Eine überwältigende Geschichte über Widerstandsfähigkeit und Mitgefühl.« Barack Obama Sunja und ihre Söhne leben als koreanische Einwanderer in Japan wie Menschen zweiter Klasse. Während Sunja versucht, sich abzufinden, fordern Noa und Mozasu ihr Schicksal heraus. Der eine schafft es an die besten...
    • German
    • Audiobook

    [Audio Book] Ein einfaches Leben

    Ein Epos über Liebe, Opfer, Ambition und Loyalität, umwerfend erzählt und zutiefst ergreifend Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts erliegt die jugendliche Sunja, geliebte Tochter eines koreanischen Fischers, dem Charme eines reichen Fremden. Er verspricht ihr die Welt, aber sie lässt sich nicht kaufen; als...
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    The best international books to read

    U.K.
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    13/03/2020
    One of the best things about reading is the power of a well-written book to transport you – to give you a window into someone else’s life and an insight into a different world, through a character’s eyes.(..)

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