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My Korean deli : risking it all for a convenience store

Author: Ben Ryder Howe
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2012.
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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 Review, agrees to go along. Things soon become a lot more complicated. After the business struggles, Howe finds himself living in the basement of his in-laws' Staten Island home, commuting to the Paris Review offices in George  Read more...
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Named Person: Ben Ryder Howe; Ben Ryder Howe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Ryder Howe
ISBN: 9781250002471 1250002478
OCLC Number: 740627085
Description: 304 pages ; 21 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. This book follows the store's tumultuous  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, cohabitation Read more...

 
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