In a Korean village, a poor fisherman and his wife dote on their only child, Sunja. When she falls in love with a wealthy older man and becomes pregnant, Sunja embarks upon a journey that transports readers to Japan and across nearly sixty years and four generations. Pachinko is an elegant, affecting epic about family, faith, sacrifice, and the search for belonging. (KG)
This title is included in our 2021 Book a Month: Novels package.