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- July 12, 2013

Forging an identity in a faceless world

Pulitzer Prize-winning novel gives a voice to North Korea's mysterious citizenry

by Audra Sorman

"The Orphan Master's Son" by Adam Johnson; Random House; 480 pages; $15

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Audra Sorman is a local freelance writer who teaches literature at Foothill College.

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