The debut novel from critically-acclaimed and manhattan Times–bestselling writer Chang-rae Lee.
In Native Speaker, writer Chang-rae Lee introduces readers to Henry Park. Park has spent his whole lifestyles attempting to develop into a real American—a local speaker. yet whilst the essence of his followed nation keeps to elude him, his Korean history turns out to float more and more away.
Park's harsh Korean upbringing has taught him to conceal his feelings, to recollect every little thing he learns, and so much of all to think an overpowering feel of alienation. In different phrases, it has formed him as a usual spy.
But the very attributes that support him to excel in his career placed a pressure on his marriage to his American spouse and stand within the approach of his coming to phrases along with his younger son's loss of life. while he's assigned to undercover agent on a emerging Korean-American baby-kisser, his very id is established, and he needs to determine who he's amid not just the conflicts inside himself but in addition in the ethnic and political tensions of the recent York urban streets.
Native Speaker is a narrative of cultural alienation. it's approximately fathers and sons, concerning the wish to hook up with the realm instead of stand except it, approximately loyalty and betrayal, in regards to the alien in we all and who we ultimately are.
His newest booklet, On any such complete Sea, can be released in January 2014.