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Adam Johnson teaches creative writing at Stanford University. His fiction has appeared in Esquire, The Paris Review, Harper’s, Tin House, Granta, and Playboy, as well as The Best American Short Stories. His other works include Emporium, a short-story collection, and the novel Parasites Like Us. He lives in San Francisco.

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The Orphan Master's Son
A Novel
Written by Adam Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $15.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A daring and remarkable novel.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

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... Read more >

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The Orphan Master's Son
A Novel
Written by Adam Johnson


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $26.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

Finalist, 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award (Nonfiction) - winners to be announced on Feb. 28, 2013

An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, The Orphan Master’s Son follows a young man’s journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world’s most... Read more >

The Orphan Master's Son
A Novel
Written by Adam Johnson


Format: eBook, 480 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

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