Chang-rae Lee


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in Seoul, Korea, Republic of
July 29, 1965

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Chang-rae Lee is a Korean-American novelist and a professor of creative writing at Stanford University. He was previously Professor of Creative Writing at Princeton and director of Princeton's Program in Creative Writing. ...more

Average rating: 3.62 · 31,456 ratings · 4,210 reviews · 18 distinct worksSimilar authors
On Such a Full Sea

3.49 avg rating — 10,483 ratings — published 2014 — 18 editions
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Native Speaker

3.73 avg rating — 6,817 ratings — published 1995 — 27 editions
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The Surrendered

3.67 avg rating — 4,473 ratings — published 2009 — 26 editions
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A Gesture Life

3.78 avg rating — 3,979 ratings — published 1999 — 18 editions
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Aloft

3.54 avg rating — 2,468 ratings — published 2004 — 30 editions
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My Year Abroad

3.54 avg rating — 2,615 ratings — published 2021 — 8 editions
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Coming Home Again

4.32 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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Sea Urchin

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A Gesture 1

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“It is 'where we are' that should make all the difference, whether we believe we belong there or not.”
Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

“For sometimes you can't help but crave some ruin in what you love.”
Chang-rae Lee, On Such a Full Sea

“...whether the people are happy or not in their lives, they have learned to keep steadily moving, moving all the time.”
Chang Rae Lee, A Gesture Life

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July SCIENCE FICTION: This first round poll decides which 2 books will go on to the second round of polls for our July 2014 SF Book-of-the-Month.

 
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