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Free Food for Millionaires

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Publisher Comments:

Casey Han's four years at Princeton gave her many things, "But no job and a number of bad habits." Casey's parents, who live in Queens, are Korean immigrants working in a dry cleaner, desperately trying to hold on to their culture and their identity. Their daughter, on the other hand, has entered into rarified American society via scholarships. But after graduation, Casey sees the reality of having expensive habits without the means to sustain them. As she navigates Manhattan, we see her life and the lives around her, culminating in a portrait of New York City and its world of haves and have-nots.

Free Food for Millionaires offers up a fresh exploration of the complex layers we inhabit both in society and within ourselves. Inspired by nineteenth-century novels such as Vanity Fair and Middlemarch, Min Jin Lee examines maintaining one's identity within changing communities in what is her remarkably assured debut.

Synopsis:

Casey Han's parents, who live in Queens, are Korean immigrants working in a dry cleaner, desperately trying to hold on to their culture and their identity. Their daughter, on the other hand, has entered into rarified American society via scholarships. Free Food for Millionaires offers up a fresh exploration of the complex layers we inhabit both in society and within ourselves and examines maintaining one's identity within changing communities.

Synopsis:

This audiobook offers up a fresh exploration of the complex layers we inhabit both in society and within ourselves. Inspired by 19th-century novels such as "Vanity Fair" and "Middlemarch," Lee examines maintaining ones true identity within changing communities. Unabridged. 19 CDs.

About the Author

Min Jin Lee went to Yale, where she was awarded both the Wright Prize for Nonfiction and the Veech Prize for Fiction. Her work has also been featured on NPR's Selected Shorts and anthologized in To Be Real (Doubleday, 1995) and Breeder (Seal Press, 2001).

She lives in New York with her husband and son.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400134601
Author:
Lee, Min Jin
Publisher:
Tantor Media Inc
Read by:
Frasier, Shelly
Read:
Frasier, Shelly
Author:
Frasier, Shelly
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Library - Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20070631
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.9 x 6.9 x 1.8 in 1.1 lb
Media Run Time:
230

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"Synopsis" by , Casey Han's parents, who live in Queens, are Korean immigrants working in a dry cleaner, desperately trying to hold on to their culture and their identity. Their daughter, on the other hand, has entered into rarified American society via scholarships. Free Food for Millionaires offers up a fresh exploration of the complex layers we inhabit both in society and within ourselves and examines maintaining one's identity within changing communities.
"Synopsis" by ,
This audiobook offers up a fresh exploration of the complex layers we inhabit both in society and within ourselves. Inspired by 19th-century novels such as "Vanity Fair" and "Middlemarch," Lee examines maintaining ones true identity within changing communities. Unabridged. 19 CDs.
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