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The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson Review

North Korea is one of the great oddities of our modern world. It is situated in one of the most vibrant regions on the planet, with China, South Korea, and Japan nearby, yet all reports indicate that the country exists in a state akin to an Orwellian dystopia. 990 more words

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Between the Lines Book Club: The Orphan Master's Club and Science Fiction

The Orphan Master’s Son has been classified as a literary fiction, thriller, political commentary, love story, and dystopia.  It has characteristics of magical realism and although it is set in the recent past, tonally it matches science fiction dystopias like  538 more words

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Between the Lines Book Club: The Orphan Master's Son and the Real North Korea

The Orphan Master’s Son describes the life of a North Korean,  It was written by an American, who did extensive research on North Korea and who visited North Korea in preparation for the novel.   689 more words

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Between the Lines Book Club: The Orphan Master's Son, by Adam Johnson

Welcome to Between the Lines Book Club!  This month we’re reading The Orphan Master’s Son, by Adam Johnson.  Please comment about this book online, and join us at our in-person meeting on Sunday, October 26th at 2PM, at Arden Dimick Library (891 Watt Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95864). 262 more words

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Chaotic night for MAC soccer

First-year coach Jason McGill pulled aside three players for photos in front of Enka’s scoreboard Monday night.

The Jets wanted to capture a moment in time. 640 more words


Boys tennis: Williamston 4, Grand Ledge 4


Singles–Oliver Weaver (Will) d. Brandon Haarer 6-0, 6-0; Adam Johnson (GL) d. Aaron Padda 7-5, 6-0; Ben Heuermann (GL) d. 64 more words


Worries rise as City target Barkley

It’s been reported that Manchester City are looking Everton’s Ross Barkley as a potential target to fill the homegrown player requirements under which all English clubs have to operate. 1,229 more words