won the Hemingway Foundation/PEN award, QPB's New Voices Award, the Barnes
& Noble Discover Great New Writers Award, an American Book Award from the
Before Columbus Foundation, and the Oregon Book Award. It was also an ALA
Notable Book of the Year and a finalist for a PEN West Award, and Lee was named
a finalist for Granta's Best American Novelists Under 40 Award. His work has
appeared in The Best American Essays, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and numerous
anthologies. He lives in New Jersey, and is the director of the MFA program at
Hunter College in New York City.
his three critically acclaimed novels, Chang-rae Lee has established himself as
one of the most talented writers of contemporary literary fiction. Now, with The
Lee has created a book that amplifies everything we've seen in his previous
works, and reads like nothing else. It is a brilliant, haunting, heartbreaking
story about how love and war inalterably change the lives of those they touch.