Free Food for Millionaires
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Min Jin Lee
A young woman is torn between her Korean heritage and American upbringing. Min Jin Lee's acclaimed debut novel.
Casey Han's years at Princeton have given her a refined diction, an enviable golf handicap, a popular white boyfriend and a degree in economics. But no job, and a number of bad habits...
The elder daughter of working-class Korean immigrants, Casey inhabits a New York a world away from that of her parents. As Casey navigates an uneven course of small triumphs and spectacular failures, a clash of values, ideals and ambitions plays out against the colourful backdrop of New York society, its many layers, shades and divides.
Reviews, News & Interviews:
Ambitious, accomplished, engrossing ... as easy to devour as a 19th-century romance. New York Times
This big, beguiling book has all the distinguishing marks of a Great American Novel ... a remarkable writer. The Times
Exquisitely evoked ...an epic meditation on love. USA Today
Explores the most fundamental crisis of immigrants' children ... an insight into the secret world of Korean America. Observer