Edinburgh: A Novel
Twelve-year-old Fee is a gifted Korean-American soprano in a boys' choir in Maine whose choir director reveals himself to be a serial pedophile. Fee and his friends are forced to bear grief, shame, and pain that endure long after the director is imprisoned. Fee survives even as his friends do not, but a deep-seated horror and dread accompany him through his self-destructive college days and after, until the day he meets a beautiful young student named Warden and is forced to confront the demons of his brutal past.
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EDINBURGHUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A striking debut full of pain, longing and confusion, Chee's saga (winner of the James Michener/Copernicus Society Award, Iowa Writers' Workshop) looks with exquisite care at the lasting effects of a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - peonygoat - LibraryThing
An excellent and sad read about an American boy of partial Korean ancestry who is sexually abused by his choirmaster. The novel explores his life as he grows up as a gay man. Read full review