Native Speaker by Chang-rae Lee audiobook

Native Speaker

By Chang-Rae Lee
Read by David Colacci

Brilliance Audio
11.02 Hours Unabridged
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Narrator Henry Park, son of a Korean-American grocer, is an undercover operative for a vaguely sinister private intelligence agency. When he is assigned to spy on a rising Korean-American politician, Park finds his family, culture, and identity endangered by the secrets he uncovers. Swirled into the turbulent background of New York City politics and growing ethnic tensions, Park must come to terms with his American wife, Lelia, and the recent death of his young son while fighting an emotional attachment to the people he is investigating. A compelling intrigue builds while insights into current political events, love, culture, and family abound.

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Winner of the 1996 PEN/Ernest Hemingway Foundation Award

Winner of the 1995 Barnes & Noble Discover Award

Narrator Henry Park, son of a Korean-American grocer, is an undercover operative for a vaguely sinister private intelligence agency. When he is assigned to spy on a rising Korean-American politician, Park finds his family, culture, and identity endangered by the secrets he uncovers. Swirled into the turbulent background of New York City politics and growing ethnic tensions, Park must come to terms with his American wife, Lelia, and the recent death of his young son while fighting an emotional attachment to the people he is investigating. A compelling intrigue builds while insights into current political events, love, culture, and family abound.

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Author Bio: Chang-rae Lee

Author Bio: Chang-rae Lee

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

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 11.02
Audience: Adult
Language: English