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Pachinko / Min Jin Lee.

By: Lee, Min Jin [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 490 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Families -- Korea -- Fiction | Koreans -- Japan -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Historical fiction. DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: "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.
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection LEE Checked out 14/10/2022 T00809487
Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection LEE 1 Available T00616881
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"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.

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