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Korean-American authorSamuel Park was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil until the age of fourteen. His novel "This Burns My Heart" was chosen as a ?Best Book of 2011? by Amazon, "Kirkus Reviews", and "BookPage". It was named one of NPR's ?Freshest Reads? and "Today"'s ?Favorite Things, ? and has been translated into four languages. He is an assistant professor of English at Columbia College and lives in Chicago. Visit Samuel Park at