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Ein Einfaches Leben

Pachinko
Author: Min Jin Lee
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423434929
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"Eine überwältigende Geschichte über Widerstandsfähigkeit und Mitgefühl." Barack Obama Sunja und ihre Söhne leben als koreanische Einwanderer in Japan wie Menschen zweiter Klasse. Während Sunja versucht, sich abzufinden, fordern Noa und Mozasu ihr Schicksal heraus. Der eine schafft es an die besten Universitäten des Landes, den anderen zieht es in die Spielhallen der kriminellen Unterwelt der Yakuza. Ein opulentes Familienepos über Loyalität und die Suche nach der eigenen Identität
Ein einfaches Leben
Language: de
Pages: 512
Authors: Min Jin Lee
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-21 - Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
"Eine überwältigende Geschichte über Widerstandsfähigkeit und Mitgefühl." Barack Obama Sunja und ihre Söhne leben als koreanische Einwanderer in Japan wie Menschen zweiter Klasse. Während Sunja versucht, sich abzufinden, fordern Noa und Mozasu ihr Schicksal heraus. Der eine schafft es an die besten Universitäten des Landes, den anderen zieht es in die Spielhallen der kriminellen Unterwelt der Yakuza. Ein opulentes Familienepos über Loyalität und die Suche nach der eigenen Identität
Pachinko
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Min Jin Lee
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-23 - Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
* The million-copy bestseller* * National Book Award finalist * * One of the New York Times's 10 Best Books of 2017 * * Selected for Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf book club * 'This is a captivating book ... Min Jin Lee's novel takes us through four generations and each character's search for identity and success. It's a powerful story about resilience and compassion' BARACK OBAMA. Yeongdo, Korea 1911. In a small fishing village on the banks of the East Sea, a club-footed, cleft-lipped man marries a fifteen-year-old girl. The couple have one child, their beloved daughter Sunja. When Sunja falls pregnant by a married yakuza, the family face ruin. But then Isak, a Christian minister, offers her a chance of salvation: a new life in Japan as his wife. Following a man she barely knows to a hostile country in which she has no friends, no home, and whose language she cannot speak, Sunja's salvation is just the beginning of her story. Through eight decades and four generations, Pachinko is an epic tale of family, identity, love, death and survival.
Pachinko
Language: fr
Pages: 624
Authors: Min Jin Lee
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-12 - Publisher:
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Winning Pachinko
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: Eric Sedensky
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-09 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Pachinko, a game played by over 30 million Japanese, is synonymous with glaring lights, mind-rattling noise and smoke-choked parlors. To the uninitiated, the game's phenomenal popularity is nothing less than an enigma. The unofficial truth is that pachinko is one of Japan's biggest forms of gambling. For non-Japanese, the hush surrounding this money-making aspect has contributed to misunderstandings about the game. Now, with Winning Pachinko Eric Sedensky opens parlor doors to the English-speaking world and guides readers through the essentials of play - where to buy balls, how to select a machine, and most importantly, how and where to claim one's booty of cool cash. A glossary of pachinko terms, useful diagrams, and photographs accompany the text.
The Ultimate Pachinko Guide - How to Play Japanese Pachinko Today
Language: en
Pages: 29
Authors: Toosharn Haszard
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-17 - Publisher: Toosharn Haszard
The pastime of "Pachinko" is a great mystery to visitors to Japan. What is it? Is it fun? How can it be played? In this book I explain Pachinko in detail so you can enjoy it for yourself on your next trip to Japan. The book covers all you need to know over 7 chapters including how to find a parlour, how to operate the machine, how to "read" the machine and how to cash out. I have included my own photographs of actual pachinko machines in Japan to help you understand the different aspects of the game. There is also a handy Japanese/English glossary covering many pachinko-related words and phrases. I recommend this book to anyone visiting Japan that wants to try something new as well as fans of Japanese anime, drama, games, slot machines or gambling. This is the definitive guide to a unique and compelling Japanese pastime that you have to try!
The Pachinko Connection
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Donald G. Moore
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-07-01 - Publisher: iUniverse
The Pachinko Connection takes the reader into a world of espionage, extortion and perversion, as CIA operative Adam Carver and pachinko parlor owner Noriko Kaneda attempt to follow the trail of money extorted from gambling halls in Japan and sent to North Korea, where, it is suspected, it is being used to help fund the development and sale of weapons of mass destruction.
The Pachinko Girl
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Vann Chow
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Publishing House
An unforgettable, breathless debut fiction by author Vann Chow, THE PACHINKO GIRL is the winning selection of a Canadian book award. Its colossal story has been regarded as a mix of psychological thriller, murder mystery, corporate espionage and more. The book also exposes a slew of human rights issues such as gender inequality, hyper-sexualization of teens, homosexual discrimination, racial discrimination, and workplace bullying among others in Japan through the eyes of a foreigner with his friends from different walks of lives and professions in her debut fiction series. Synopsis: An American businessman Smith who loved to linger in Pachinko parlors every night in his lonely life as a foreigner in Tokyo met Misa, a young Japanese hostess working there by chance. He quickly found out that Misa was entangled into a web of gang-controlled business operations that involved illegal drugs distribution, money laundering and prostitution beneath the harmless facade of Pachinko casinos. Knowing her personal woes, he gave her his winnings to help her out to survive a difficult patch and change paths. That large sum of money quickly incriminated them to false accusation of engaging in sex trade. Meanwhile, a film director Tanaka investigated the death of his idol
Rainy Day Ramen and the Cosmic Pachinko
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Gordon Vanstone
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-01 - Publisher: Monsoon Books
After three years in Japan, Fred Buchanan is broke, unemployed and engaged in a telepathic turf war with a feral cat behind an Okinawa convenience store. Thus begins his metaphysical odyssey back to Tokyo. Along the way, symbols and sages materialize in the form of a two-fingered jazz musician, the faded tattoo on an ex-yakuza lover, an odd brood of internet cafe refugees, the kite flyer of Kabukicho and Yukie, an alluring hostess with strips of delicious thigh and strange power imbued in the etched eye on her fingernail. Charging through Shinjuku’s neon jungle, enveloped in a boozy, nicotine-stained haze, past and present collide as an empty orchestra croons a slow dance of people and place, memory and madness, loss and love. All the while, Fred struggles to be an agent of his destiny and not another ball bearing bouncing through the cosmic pachinko. Rainy Day Ramen and the Cosmic Pachinko is told as a uniquely clever mix of Murakami-esque magical realism and gonzo Japan travelogue.
Pachinko
Language: sv
Pages:
Authors: Min Jin Lee
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:
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Japan
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: James Mak, Shyam Sunder, Shigeyuki Abe, Kazuhiro Igawa
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-10-01 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
This collection of twenty-six essays furnishes concise explanations of everyday Japanese life in simplified economic terms. They begin with such questions as, Do Japanese live better than Americans? Why don't Japanese workers claim all their overtime? Why don't Japanese use personal checking accounts? Why do Japanese give and receive so many gifts? The essays are written in non-technical, accessible language intended for the undergraduate or advanced placement high school student taking an economics course or studying Japan in a social science course. The general reader will find the book a fascinating compendium of facts on Japanese culture and daily life.