February Book Club- Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

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February Book Club- Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

February 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for February’s book club discussion about Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.
Excerpt from New York Times review:
“Pachinko” chronicles four generations of an ethnic Korean family, first in Japanese-occupied Korea in the early 20th century, then in Japan itself from the years before World War II to the late 1980s. The novel opens with an arranged marriage in Yeongdo, a fishing village at the southern tip of Korea. That union produces a daughter, Sunja, who falls in love at 16 with a prominent (and married) mobster. After Sunja becomes pregnant, a local pastor offers her a chance to escape by marrying him and immigrating together to his brother’s house in an ethnic Korean neighborhood in Osaka. Together, they embark into the fraught unknown.

Full Review at: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/02/books/review/pachinko-min-jin-lee.html

Details

Date:
February 3
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Organizer

Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro
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Music Makers
46 West Main Street
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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