Adam Johnson
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Adam Johnson

ADAM JOHNSON teaches creative writing at Stanford University. He is the author of FORTUNE SMILES, winner of the 2015 National Book Award, THE ORPHAN MASTER'S SON, winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize, PARASITES LIKE US and EMPORIUM. He has received a Whiting Writer's Award and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. His work has appeared in Esquire, Harper's, Playboy, GQ, The Paris Review, Granta, Tin House, The New York Times and Best American Short Stories. He lives in San Francisco.

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    • The Orphan Master's Son

    • A Novel
    • By: Adam Johnson
    • Narrated by: Tim Kang, Josiah D. Lee, James Kyson Lee, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Orphan Master’s Son follows a young man’s journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world’s most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It Went From Well Written To Pulitzer Prize Worthy

    • By Brigham on 12-15-15

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Fortune Smiles

    • Stories
    • By: Adam Johnson
    • Narrated by: W. Morgan Sheppard, Johnathan McClain, Cassandra Campbell, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    • Story
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    Fortune Smiles is a collection of stories that gives voice to the perspectives we don't often hear, while offering something rare in fiction: a new way of looking at the world....

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    • By Mel on 10-29-15

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