About the Book
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, wealthy friends, a popular white boyfriend, and a magna cum laude 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... 'Take Zadie Smith's White Teeth , add the glamour of The Devil Wears Prada , and throw in a social commentary on modern identity crises' Eve .
ISBN 10: 1786694484
Imprint: Head of Zeus - GB
On Sale: 31/07/2017
BISAC1: Fiction & related items / Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)