Pachinko - Book III, Chapters 1 - 6 Summary & Analysis

Min Jin Lee
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In April 1962 (Chapter 1), Noa has moved to Nagano to escape his family and has taken the name Nobuo Ban. He makes friends with a man named Bingo, who thinks Noa is Japanese, and finds as a bookkeeper at a pachinko parlor. The owner does not hire anyone who is Chinese or Korean. Noa cannot believe he now works in the same place as his brother, someone who dropped out of high school. In 1965 Osaka (Chapter 2), Yumi has lost her first two pregnancies and is pregnant with her third child. After consulting with a doctor, Yumi asks Mozasu why they cannot leave for America, and he reminds her that immigration would be difficult, if not impossible. He again reminds her how much money he can make possibly owning his own pachinko parlor. Yumi is required to go on bed rest, and Sunja...

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