After just a few pages you will know you are about to read something very special. No wonder it’s a best-seller and a book group favorite! Gifted author Min Jin Lee delivers a beautiful historical novel following characters and generations from Korea to Japan. NPR describes it best when they say:
“Pachinko is the kind of book that can open your eyes and fill them with tears at the same time.”
I can’t describe it any better than that.
ABOUT KATHIE. Kathie’s formative years were as a school secretary and library assistant, making her transition to nearly any of the various jobs in the bookstore a natural fit; Book Group Coordinator, merchanidising assistant and a helping hand in the world of displays. She likes reading historical fiction and if you see her in the children’s section most likely she will remind you how wonderful Stuart Little is and how to this day she can remember reading Island of the Blue Dolphins on the floor of her public library. Funny she should end up living on an island herself