Stop by the library to pick up a copy of Pachinko by Min Jin Lee. Our meeting will be held by the fireplace on Wednesday June 20th at 1pm. All are welcome!
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. GoodReads