Casey Han's years at Princeton have given her 'a refined diction, an enviable golf handicap, wealthy friends, a popular white boyfriend, an agnostic's closeted passion for reading the bible, 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 who run a dry cleaning shop in Manhattan, Casey's New York is a world away from the New York of her parents. As Casey navigates a path between the culture to which they so fiercely cling and the life she aspires to, a clash of values, ideals and ambitions plays out against the colourful backdrop of New York society, its many layers and divides.
- Publication Date:
- 02 / 07 / 2007