Free Food For Millionaires

December 3, 2010|
Free Food For Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
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In this One Book, One New York 2019 nominee from the author of National Book Award FinalistPachinko, the Korean-American daughter of first-generation immigrants strives to join Manhattan''s inner circle.

Meet Casey Han: a strong-willed, Queens-bred daughter of Korean immigrants immersed in a glamorous Manhattan lifestyle she can''t afford. Casey is eager to make it on her own, away from the judgements of her parents'' tight-knit community, but she soon finds that her Princeton economics degree isn''t enough to rid her of ever-growing credit card debt and a toxic boyfriend. When a chance encounter with an old friend lands her a new opportunity, she''s determined to carve a space for herself in a glittering world of privilege, power, and wealth-but at what cost?

Set in a city where millionaires scramble for the free lunches the poor are too proud to accept, this sharp-eyed epic of love, greed, and ambition is a compelling portrait of intergenerational strife, immigrant struggle, and social and economic mobility. Addictively readable, Min Jin Lee''s bestselling debutFree Food for Millionairesexposes the intricate layers of a community clinging to its old ways in a city packed with haves and have-nots.

Min Jin Lee is a recipient of fellowships in Fiction from the Guggenheim Foundation (2018) and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard (2018-2019). Her novelPachinko(2017) was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction, a runner-up for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, winner of the Medici B...
Title:Free Food For Millionaires
Product dimensions:592 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 in
Shipping dimensions:592 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 in
Published:December 3, 2010
Publisher:Grand Central Publishing
ISBN - 13:9780446699853

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