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For questions about the historical-fiction novel "Pachinko" by Korean-American author Min Jin Lee. Questions about this work should also be tagged with [min-jin-lee].

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In Pachinko by Min Jin Lee, why is the old woman's death suspicious?

Pachinko tells the story of several different generations of a Korean family which emigrated to Japan at the beginning of the twentieth century. The final member of the family we meet is Solomon, who ...
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What does "fail us" mean in the book "Pachinko"?

I just began reading the book Pachinko, and it starts thus:   History failed us, but no matter.   At the turn of the century, an aging fisherman and his wife decided to take in lodgers for extra ...
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