ISBN 9780552778251,The Orphan Master's Son

The Orphan Master's Son


Adam Johnson


Random House



Random House

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9780552778251

ISBN-10 0552778257


Number of Pages 592 Pages
Language (English)


The Orphan Master's Son is an epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery. The story follows a young man's journey through North Korea. Summary of the Book The Orphan Master's Son is book about a young man, Pak Jun Do, who is the haunted son of a lost mother and a very influential father. His father runs a work camp for orphans, and this is where Jun Do gets his first taste of power. He instantly gets recognized by the superiors in the state for his instincts, loyalty and hard work, and embarks on a journey from where there will be no coming back. Pak Jun Do later becomes a professional kidnapper and has to struggle to stay alive. In a desperate attempt to save the woman he loves, he takes on the role of a rival to Kim Jong IL, the supreme leader of North Korea. The Orphan Master's Son is a part spine-chilling thriller and a part romantic story that will be loved by the readers. About Adam Johnson Adam Johnson is an American novelist and short story writer. He received the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in 2013, a Whiting Writers' Award, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. He has authored books like Emporium, and Parasites Like Us.