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|Title||:||Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist)|
|Author||:||Min Jin Lee, Allison Hiroto|
|Publisher||:||Grand Central Publishing|
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|Category||:||Historical fiction, Fiction, Historical, Asia, Japan|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST b strong strong strong National Bestseller strong strong strong b Roxane Gay s Favorite Book of i Washington Post i b b b strong In this bestselling page turning saga four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family fight to control their destiny in th century Japan exiled from a home they never knew strong .
em There could only be a few winners and a lot of losers And yet we played on because we had hope that we might be the lucky ones em .
In the early s teenaged Sunja the adored daughter of a crippled fisherman falls for a wealthy stranger at the seashore near her home in Korea He promises her the world but when she discovers she is pregnant and that her lover is married she refuses to be bought Instead she accepts an offer of marriage from a gentle sickly minister passing through on his way to Japan But her decision to abandon her home and to reject her son s powerful father sets off a dramatic saga that will echo down through the generations .
Richly told and profoundly moving em Pachinko em is a story of love sacrifice ambition and loyalty From bustling street markets to the halls of Japan s finest universities to the pachinko parlors of the criminal underworld Lee s complex and passionate characters strong stubborn women devoted sisters and sons fathers shaken by moral crisis survive and thrive against the indifferent arc of history