A Gesture Life (Hardcover)

By Chang-rae Lee

Riverhead Hardcover, 9781573221467, 356pp.

Publication Date: September 6, 1999



The riveting story of a Japanese immigrant who leads a proper, decorous life in a New York suburb. As his life slowly unravels, he is transported back to his days as a medic in the Japanese army in World War II, and his obsessive love of a young comfort woman.