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  • DRIFTING HOUSE. by Lee, Krys.
    Lee, Krys.
    DRIFTING HOUSE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, (2012.). SIGNED first edition - Debut story collection by this young author, born in Korea, and raised in California and Washington, was a finalist for Best New American Voices. The stories span Korea and the United States, from the Korean postwar era to modern times. SIGNED on the title page. 207 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54940
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  • FREE FOOD FOR MILLIONAIRES. by Lee, Min Jin.
    Lee, Min Jin.
    FREE FOOD FOR MILLIONAIRES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the story of Casey Han, a Princeton grad, and the child of immigrant Korean parents who work in the same laundry in Queens where they have always worked. Casey, however, has catapulted out of that life on scholarships but now that college is over, she hasn't the same opportunities as her white former classmates, even though she has acquired all of their expensive habits. Lee's second novel is the National Book award nominee 'Pachinko.' 560 pp. ISBN: 978-0446581080.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79851
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  • BIRTH MOTHER. by Scott, Joanna Catherine.
    Scott, Joanna Catherine.
    BIRTH MOTHER.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers.

    Fayetteville, NC: Longleaf Press, (2000.). SIGNED first edition - A sequence of poems by an American woman living in the Philippines about her adoption of three Korean children. SIGNED on the half title page. An interesting companion piece to her novel, "The Lucky Gourd Shop." 19 pp. ISBN: 0-9670994-4-7.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in stiff gray stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 46434
    Keywords: adoption, korean, Poetry
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  • TRAIL OF CRUMBS: Hunger, Love, and the Search for Home. by Sunee, Kim.
    Sunee, Kim.
    TRAIL OF CRUMBS: Hunger, Love, and the Search for Home.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2008). First edition - "When Kim Sunee was three years old, her mother took her to a marketplace, deposited her on a bench with a fistful of food, and promised she'd be right back. Three days later a policeman took the little girl, clutching what was now only a fistful of crumbs, to a police station and told her that she'd been abandoned by her mother.
    Fast-forward almost 20 years and Kim's life is unrecognizable.. . At the age of 21, she becomes involved with a famous French businessman and suddenly finds herself living in France, mistress over his houses in Provence and Paris, and stepmother to his eight year-old daughter. Kim takes…

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    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2008). First edition - "When Kim Sunee was three years old, her mother took her to a marketplace, deposited her on a bench with a fistful of food, and promised she'd be right back. Three days later a policeman took the little girl, clutching what was now only a fistful of crumbs, to a police station and told her that she'd been abandoned by her mother.
    Fast-forward almost 20 years and Kim's life is unrecognizable.. . At the age of 21, she becomes involved with a famous French businessman and suddenly finds herself living in France, mistress over his houses in Provence and Paris, and stepmother to his eight year-old daughter. Kim takes readers on a lyrical journey from Korea to New Orleans to Paris and Provence, along the way serving forth her favorite recipes." 372 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.

    Book ID: 73673
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  • THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR. by Yoon, Nicola.
    Yoon, Nicola.
    THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (2016). Hardcover - The author's second young adult novel, a National Book Award Finalist. Set in New York City, this is the story of two teens who happen to meet one day and fall in love, this is told in alternating voices - especially that of Natasha and David. "Natasha: Im a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. Im definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him wont be my…

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    New York: Delacorte, (2016). Hardcover - The author's second young adult novel, a National Book Award Finalist. Set in New York City, this is the story of two teens who happen to meet one day and fall in love, this is told in alternating voices - especially that of Natasha and David. "Natasha: Im a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. Im definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him wont be my story." 348 pp plus an excerpt from her first book. ISBN: 978-0553496680.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76137
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