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Orphan Master's Son - 12 edition

Orphan Master`s Son (ISBN10: 0812992792; ISBN13: 9780812992793)
ISBN13: 978-0812992793
ISBN10: 0812992792

Summary: WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, The Orphan Master's Son follows a young man's journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world's most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea.

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST -- LONGLISTED FOR THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION'S ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL -- WINNER OF THE CALIFORNIA BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION -- NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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''The single best work of fiction published in 2012 . . . The book's cunning, flair and pathos are testaments to the still-formidable power of the written word.''-The Wall Street Journal

Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother-a singer ''stolen'' to Pyongyang-and an influential father who runs Long Tomorrows, a work camp for orphans. There the boy is given his first taste of power, picking which orphans eat first and which will be lent out for manual labor. Recognized for his loyalty and keen instincts, Jun Do comes to the attention of superiors in the state, rises in the ranks, and starts on a road from which there will be no return.

Considering himself ''a humble citizen of the greatest nation in the world,'' Jun Do becomes a professional kidnapper who must navigate the shifting rules, arbitrary violence, and baffling demands of his Korean overlords in order to stay alive. Driv
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Summary: WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, The Orphan Master's Son follows a young man's journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world's most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea.

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST -- LONGLISTED FOR THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION'S ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL -- WINNER OF THE CALIFORNIA BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION -- NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post -- Entertainment Weekly -- The Wall Street Journal -- Los Angeles Times -- San Francisco Chronicle -- Financial Times -- Newsweek/The Daily Beast -- The Plain Dealer -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch -- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -- Slate -- Salon -- BookPage -- Shelf Awareness

''The single best work of fiction published in 2012 . . . The book's cunning, flair and pathos are testaments to the still-formidable power of the written word.''-The Wall Street Journal

Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother-a singer ''stolen'' to Pyongyang-and an influential father who runs Long Tomorrows, a work camp for orphans. There the boy is given his first taste of power, picking which orphans eat first and which will be lent out for manual labor. Recognized for his loyalty and keen instincts, Jun Do comes to the attention of superiors in the state, rises in the ranks, and starts on a road from which there will be no return.

Considering himself ''a humble citizen of the greatest nation in the world,'' Jun Do becomes a professional kidnapper who must navigate the shifting rules, arbitrary violence, and baffling demands of his Korean overlords in order to stay alive. Driv ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 12
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Published: 01/10/2012
International: No



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