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The Resource Book Club in a Box : Pachinko, Min Jin Lee

Book Club in a Box : Pachinko, Min Jin Lee

Label
Book Club in a Box : Pachinko
Title
Book Club in a Box
Title remainder
Pachinko
Statement of responsibility
Min Jin Lee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In early 1900s Korea, Sunja is the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family. Her 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. Caught in the indifferent arc of history, through desperate struggles and hard-won triumphs, Sunja's family members are bound together by deep roots as they face enduring questions of faith, family, and identity
Summary
In early 1900s Korea, prized daughter Sunja finds herself pregnant and alone, bringing shame on her family until a young tubercular minister offers to marry her and move with her to Japan, in the saga of one family bound together as their faith and identity are called into question
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2018.
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10550780
Cataloging source
WWBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Min Jin
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.E346
LC item number
P33 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Families
  • Immigrants
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Koreans
  • Japan
  • Korea
Target audience
adult
Label
Book Club in a Box : Pachinko, Min Jin Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a preview of 'Free food for millionaires'
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000060973875
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
537 pages
Isbn
9781786691378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1006711761
Label
Book Club in a Box : Pachinko, Min Jin Lee
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a preview of 'Free food for millionaires'
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000060973875
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
537 pages
Isbn
9781786691378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1006711761

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