The Interpreter: A Novel

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Macmillan, Jan 1, 2004 - Fiction - 294 pages
28 Reviews
Suzy Park is a twenty-nine-year-old Korean American interpreter for the New York City court system who makes a startling and ominous discovery about her family history that will send her on a chilling quest. Five years prior, her parents--hardworking greengrocers who forfeited personal happiness for their children's gain--were brutally murdered in an apparent robbery of their store. But the glint of a new lead entices Suzy into the dangerous Korean underworld, and ultimately reveals the mystery of her parentsí homicide.
  

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Entertaining and engrossing plot. - Goodreads
The unsettling ending of the book caught me off guard. - Goodreads
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... i like the writing and the red color of cover. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jelanimom - Goodreads

Loved it. There's a lot more here than appears at first glance. Not just a girly book. Good mystery and good suspense, definitely out of the box. I really enjoyed her perspective on the immigrant experience also. Read full review

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User Review  - Isabella Diocson - Goodreads

A story of an unsolved death haunting the daughters who were left behind, told in the perspective of one of the daughters, Suzy, who had been estranged from her family for years prior to the murder of ... Read full review

Contents

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About the author (2004)

Suki Kim was born and raised in South Korea and came to New York at the age of thirteen. Her nonfiction has appeared in The New York Review of Books and The New York Times. She is a graduate of Barnard College and lives in Manhattan.

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