Summaries and reviews of fiction and nonfiction books by Korean American authors,
books about Korean Americans and Korea, and Korean literature in English translation,
including some academic works and a sampling on the Korean War
Friday, September 19, 2008
In Full Bloom, Caroline Hwang
Ginger moves to NYC to excape her mother and pursue ambitious magazine career. Mother moves in to help her get married. “Hwang packs the fun of a chic woman’s quest for love and fulfillment into a poignant immigrant’s tale…” Breezy writing in a contemporary novel.