Search - List of Books by Chang-Rae Lee

Chang-rae Lee (born July 29, 1965) is a Korean American novelist and a professor of creative writing at Princeton University, where he has served as the director of Princeton's Program in Creative Writing.

Lee was born in Korea in 1965. He emigrated to the United States with his family when he was 3 years old. Raised in Westchester, New York, Lee attended Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire. He graduated from Yale University with a degree in English and from the University of Oregon with a MFA in writing. He worked as a Wall Street financial analyst for a year before turning to writing full time.

His first novel, Native Speaker (1995), won numerous awards including the PEN/Hemingway Award. The novel centers around a Korean American industrial spy, explores themes of alienation and betrayal as felt or perpetrated by immigrants and first-generation citizens, and played out in local politics. In 1999, he published his second novel, A Gesture Life. This elaborated on his themes of identity and assimilation through the narrative of an elderly Japanese-American doctor who remembers treating Korean comfort women during World War II. For this book, Lee received the Asian American Literary Award. His 2004 novel Aloft received mixed notices from the critics and featured Lee's first protagonist who is not Asian American, but a disengaged and isolated Italian-American suburbanite forced to deal with his world. It received the 2006 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in the Adult Fiction category.

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Total Books: 58
On Such a Full Sea A Novel
2014 - On Such a Full Sea a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781594632891
ISBN-10: 1594632898
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 4

Penguin Drop Caps Complete Set
On Such a Full Sea
2014 - On Such a Full Sea (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781410468871
ISBN-10: 1410468879
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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On Such a Full Sea Signed Limited Edition
2014 - On Such a Full Sea Signed Limited Edition (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781594633256
ISBN-10: 1594633258
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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On Such a Full Sea A Novel
2014 - On Such a Full Sea a Novel (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781611762211
ISBN-10: 1611762219
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Native Speaker
2013 - Native Speaker [Penguin Drop Caps] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780143124306
ISBN-10: 0143124307
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Gli arresi
2012 - Gli Arresi (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788804611547
ISBN-10: 8804611545
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The Surrendered
2011 - The Surrendered (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781594485015
ISBN-10: 1594485011
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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Turbulenzen
2006 - Turbulenzen (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783596164714
ISBN-10: 3596164710
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Fremd im eigenen Leben
2005 - Fremd Im Eigenen Leben (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783596164721
ISBN-10: 3596164729
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Aloft
2005 - Aloft (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780747572480
ISBN-10: 0747572488
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Aloft
2005 - Aloft (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781594480706
ISBN-10: 1594480702
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Aloft
2004 - Aloft (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781573222631
ISBN-10: 1573222631
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Substores
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 15

Aloft
2004 - Aloft (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780965901994
ISBN-10: 0965901998
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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Langue natale
2003 - Langue Natale (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782879292564
ISBN-10: 2879292565
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A Gesture Life
2002 - A Gesture Life [Wheeler Large Print Book Series Cloth] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781587242878
ISBN-10: 1587242877
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Les Sombres feux du pass
2002 - Les Sombres Feux Du Pass (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782020562348
ISBN-10: 2020562340
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A Gesture Life
2000 - A Gesture Life (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781862073371
ISBN-10: 1862073376
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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A Gesture Life
2000 - A Gesture Life (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781573228282
ISBN-10: 1573228281
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Native Speaker
1996 - Native Speaker (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781573225311
ISBN-10: 1573225312
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Native Speaker  Edition
1995 - Native Speaker Edition [Bookcassetter] (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9781561006250
ISBN-10: 1561006254
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Surrendered [Unabridged Audio CDs] (Audio CD)
En Lengua Materna [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Una VIda De Gestos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Desde Las Alturas [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)