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Giveaway Opportunity: THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON by Adam Johnson

June 5th, 2013

Orphan Master's Son with Pulitzer Burst“A daring and remarkable novel.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

Recent recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, Adam Johnson’s THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON is an exquisitely crafted novel that carries the reader on an adventuresome journey into the depths of totalitarian North Korea and into the most intimate spaces of the human heart.

Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother—a singer “stolen” to Pyongyang—and an influential father who runs a work camp for orphans. Superiors in the state soon recognize the boy’s loyalty and keen instincts. Considering himself “a humble citizen of the greatest nation in the world,” Jun Do rises in the ranks. He becomes a professional kidnapper who must navigate the shifting rules, arbitrary violence, and baffling demands of his Korean overlords in order to stay alive. Driven to the absolute limit of what any human being could endure, he boldly takes on the treacherous role of rival to Kim Jong Il in an attempt to save the woman he loves, Sun Moon, a legendary actress “so pure, she didn’t know what starving people looked like.”

If you haven’t read this fabulous novel yet then we have an opportunity for you! Enter below for your chance to win a copy of Adam Johnson’s The Orphan Master’s Son. This copy includes exclusive Random House Reader’s Circle extra content including discussion questions for you and your book club and a Q&A between the author and his editor, David Ebershoff.

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