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Free food for millionaires, Min Jin Lee

Label
Free food for millionaires
Title
Free food for millionaires
Statement of responsibility
Min Jin Lee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The daughter of Korean immigrants, Casey Han has refined diction, a closeted passion for reading the Bible, a popular white boyfriend, and a magna cum laude degree in economics from Princeton, but no job and an addiction to the things she cannot afford in the glittering world of Manhattan. In this critically-acclaimed debut, Min Jin Lee tells not only Casey's story, but also those of her sheltered mother, scarred father, and friends both Korean and Caucasian, exposing the astonishing layers of a community clinging to its old ways and a city packed with struggling haves and have-nots
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Summary
Having become thoroughly indoctrinated in the ways of American life through her Princeton education, Casey Han struggles between the expensive lifestyle she enjoys and the traditional culture to which her Korean immigrant parents desperately cling
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
160777
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Min Jin
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Korean Americans
  • Children of immigrants
  • Women college graduates
  • Children of immigrants
  • Korean Americans
  • Women college graduates
Target audience
adult
Label
Free food for millionaires, Min Jin Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes "Reading group guide."
  • The National bestseller
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn951158074
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Trade paperback reissue edition. 10th Anniversary edition.
Extent
xviii, 603 pages
Isbn
9781455571673
Lccn
2006037665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)951158074
Label
Free food for millionaires, Min Jin Lee
Publication
Note
  • Includes "Reading group guide."
  • The National bestseller
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn951158074
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Trade paperback reissue edition. 10th Anniversary edition.
Extent
xviii, 603 pages
Isbn
9781455571673
Lccn
2006037665
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)951158074

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