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An unflinching portrayal of the Korean immigrant experience from an extraordinary new talent in fiction Spanning Korea and the United States from the postwar era to contemporary times Krys Lee's stunning fiction debut Drifting House illuminates a people torn between the traumas of their collective past and the indignities and sorrows of their present In the title story children escaping famine in North Korea are forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to survive The tales set in America reveal the immigrants' unmoored existence playing out in cramped apartments and Koreatown strip malls A makeshift family is fractured when a shaman from the old country moves in next door An abandoned wife enters into a fake marriage in order to find her kidnapped daughter In the tradition of Chang rae Lee's Native Speaker and Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies Drifting House is an unforgettable work by a gifted new writer


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