The Resource Mina, Kim Sagwa ; translated by Bruce and Ju-chan Fulton

Mina, Kim Sagwa ; translated by Bruce and Ju-chan Fulton

Label
Mina
Title
Mina
Statement of responsibility
Kim Sagwa ; translated by Bruce and Ju-chan Fulton
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • kor
  • eng
Summary
Crystal toils day and night to earn top grades at her cram school. She's also endlessly texting, shopping, drinking, vexing her boyfriends, cranking up her MP3s, and fantasizing about her next slice of cheesecake. But her nonstop frenzy never lets her do the one thing that might change her tragic fate: open up about the pressures that are driving her to the edge. She certainly hasn't talked with her best friend, Mina, nor Mina's brother, whom she's developing a serious crush on. And Crystal's starting to lose her grip
Member of
Summary
In this shocking English debut, award-winning Korean author Kim Sagwa delivers an astonishingly complex portrait of modern-day adolescence. With pitch-perfect dialogue and a precise eye for detail, Kim creates a piercingly real teen protagonist—at once powerful, vulnerable, and utterly confused. As one bad decision leads to another, this promising life spirals to a devastating climax
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2018.
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10734353
Cataloging source
YDX
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Kim, Sa-gwa
Dewey number
F
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Korean
Literary form
novels
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  • Fulton, Bruce
  • Fulton, Ju-Chan
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True
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  • Teenagers
  • Students
  • Anxiety
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Anxiety
  • Students
  • Teenagers
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Mina, Kim Sagwa ; translated by Bruce and Ju-chan Fulton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Korea by Changbi Publishers, Inc."--Title page verso
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
on1022986088
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9781931883740
Lccn
2018933968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1022986088
Label
Mina, Kim Sagwa ; translated by Bruce and Ju-chan Fulton
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Korea by Changbi Publishers, Inc."--Title page verso
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
on1022986088
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9781931883740
Lccn
2018933968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1022986088

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