Discovering the Hidden Roots of Koreans Living In Japan

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One of the finalists for the National Book Award this year is Min Jin Lee, for her novel "Pachinko." It's the sweeping story of four generations of a family of Korean immigrants living in Japan. The backstory is just as sweeping as the book itself — Min Jin grew up Korean-American and she thought she knew her ancestors. Until she moved to Tokyo. 

 

 

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Author Min Jin Lee grew up Korean-American and she thought she knew her ancestors.  But when she moved to Tokyo, she discovered a history she didn’t know. The history of Koreans in Japan.More

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November 09, 2017
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