(LA Times Review) Angie Kim’s ‘Miracle Creek’ follows a Korean family, a deadly explosion and its aftermath

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— by Steph Cha: In her mesmerizing debut novel, “Miracle Creek,” Angie Kim takes readers into the courtroom for a story of lies and a trial to find the truth. It isn’t a crime to lie. But it is a crime to lie in a courtroom. Even the smallest lie can contaminate a trial, and in “Miracle Creek,” Kim shows that there is no such thing as an innocent untruth. “My husband asked me to lie,” the book begins. “Not a big lie. He probably didn’t even consider it a lie, and neither did I, at first.” …

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May 10, 2019 — 11:50


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