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Chang-rae Lee, the bestselling and award-winning author of Native Speaker, A Gesture Life, and Aloft returns with his most ambitious novel yet-a spellbinding story of how love and war echo through an entire lifetime.

June Han was orphaned as a girl by the Korean War. Hector Brennan was a young GI who fled the petty tragedies of his small town to serve his country. When the war ended, their lives collided at a Korean orphanage, where they vied for the attention of Sylvie Tanner, a beautiful yet deeply damaged missionary.

As Lee masterfully unfurls the stunning story of June, Hector, and Sylvie, he weaves a profound meditation on the nature of heroism and sacrifice, the power of love, and the possibilities for mercy, salvation, and surrendering oneself to another.

 

About the Author

Chang-rae Lee is the author of Native Speaker, winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for first fiction, A Gesture Life, and Aloft. Selected by The New Yorker as one of the twenty best writers under forty, Chang-rae Lee teaches writing at Princeton University.

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Nancy S, August 5, 2012 (view all comments by Nancy S)
The Surrendered is one of the best books I've read in a long time. It is a classic rendered in the modern. The themes are timeless, the characters haunting and the writing is beautiful. Don't miss this gorgeous book.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781594485015
Author:
Lee, Chang Rae
Publisher:
Riverhead Books
Author:
Lee, Chang-Rae
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.08 x 5.18 x 1.08 in 0.78 lb
Age Level:
17-17

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