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My Korean deli : risking it all for a convenience store

Author: Ben Ryder Howe
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A former senior editor of "The Paris Review" recounts his participation in a family effort to buy and run a Korean convenience store for his in-laws, a pursuit that raised issues about work and family while he shuttled between two divergent cultural arenas.
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Named Person: Ben Ryder Howe; Ben Ryder Howe; Ben Ryder Howe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Ryder Howe
ISBN: 9780805093438 0805093435
OCLC Number: 643569304
Description: 304 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Ben Ryder Howe.

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It starts with a gift, when Ben Ryder Howe's wife, the daughter of Korean immigrants, decides to repay her parents' self-sacrifice by buying them a store. Howe, an editor at the rarefied Paris  Read more...

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"In this WASP-out-of-water tale of a "Paris Review" editor moonlighting as deli owner--or is it the other way around?--Howe plunges boldly into life's ultimate mysteries: marriage, money, Read more...

 
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