The Interpreter by Suki Kim

September 19, 2008

A Korean American novel and mystery about 24-year old Suzy Park who is a court interpreter estranged from her past. Her parents were murdered in their greengrocer shop in Brooklyn, and her sister has been strangely absent for longer than that. A mystery is slowly revealed about the confluence of events surrounding the parents’ death and sister’s disappearance, and by learning the truth about her past, Suki comes to accept her own truths and disappointments, and her perceived failures in her own life.