A Cab Called Reliable: A Novel
Ahn Joo Cho had emigrated with her family to Virginia when she was seven. Two years later, a cab called 'Reliable' takes away her mother and her infant brother forever. Grade by grade in school, Ahn Joo matures within an alien society, excelling at creative writing as her home life with her old-fashioned father deteriorates. Language heals her, saves her. As Ahn Joo enters womanhood, a heart-breaking secret finally sets her free to create her own heritage.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - loafhunter13 - LibraryThing
-The Story of an immigrant Korean family in Northern Virginia trying to deal with changing environments, societies, languages, roles and dreams. A young girl, Ahn Joo Cho comes home from school one ... Read full review
A CAB CALLED RELIABLEUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
An affecting if uneven debut in which a Korean girl, newly immigrated to the US, struggles to transcend the chaos of a strange land and of a violent, overstressed family. Ever since Ahn Joo arrived in ... Read full review