Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) poster


A New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and National Book Award finalist, Pachinko is an "extraordinary epic" of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan (San Francisco Chronicle). NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017 * A USA TO

Author Min Jin Lee

Pages 496

Publisher Grand Central Publishing

Published Date 2017-02-07

ISBN 1455563919 9781455563913

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Princess shared a tip "Unbelievable book. Highly highly recommend."

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ricky_a shared a tip "Koreans living an in-between existence in segregated Japan in the early 20th century."

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jennifer_storm shared a tip "I highly recommend this book!!! I can’t put it down!!"

lorisa_griffith shared a tip "Loved it. Not quite ready to let these characters go. Miss them already."

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avo.gatobooks shared a tip "Really slow beginning but a great overall read. Gives me Memoirs of a Geisha feel, especially at the beginning."

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mary_howard_blackbu shared a tip "Can’t wait to see the movie"

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anna_nguyen_5829 shared a tip "Such a good story and very heartbreaking!"

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jordan_boylen shared a tip "It's very informative!"

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luckna_sugerthananthaseyon shared a tip "Have a box of Kleenex set aside for this one"

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nesrin_hassan shared a tip "“It’s a filthy world, Solomon. No one is clean. Living makes you dirty.”"

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chloe_mankin_9472 shared a tip "Mine too!!!"

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jenny_dolan shared a tip "Excellent book spanning 5 generations of a family's life."

mary_ann_kennedy shared a tip "I truly enjoyed her book and will explore her other novels."

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bekah_christine shared a tip "Lovely, heartbreaking story."

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emilyrrr shared a tip "Just one of the best novels I've read in the past few years!!"

rebecca_daniels_3349 shared a tip "This was a good read"

rachel_4441 shared a tip "Incredible epic tale"

tracy_g_7427 shared a tip "I couldn't put it down. I love the strong female characters in this book."

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laurie_pivonka shared a tip "I really liked Lincoln in the Bardo."

k._kaplan shared a tip "I loved this book so much! I couldn’t put it down! Highly recommend it"

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sobanoodle shared a tip "An older one, The Humans by Matt Haig!"

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ainslees_adventures shared a tip "Beautiful book. A must read!"

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jvancleef shared a tip "Love this story and the historical aspect."

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lisa_sahli shared a tip "Incredible family saga! Awe dropping historical events and racism through the eyes of Koreans in Japan."

laurel_mcgregor shared a tip "Loved."

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yanik_gagnon shared a tip "Definitely a tear jerker"

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peony_wong1 shared a tip "Simple, elegant, yet pleasantly powerful"

tali_4702 shared a tip "Loved it!"

jane_schettle shared a tip "Interesting history and relationships"

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