The Fruit 'n Food: A Novel

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Black Heron Press, 1996 - Fiction - 227 pages
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When Thomas Pak is hired as a clerk at a Korean grocery, he isn't prepared for the searing racial tensions that threaten to destroy the neighborhood in which he lives and works. His tenuous relationship with the store owners and their young daughter is jepordized by his own conflicting affiliations of race and class, and these turbulent forces soon converge violently around him.

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User Review  - Ray1759 - LibraryThing

This book was a required read for a college course (Food for Thought). I thoroughly enjoyed it and had it read in two days. I especially enjoyed how quickly Leonard Chang gripped my attention to his writing. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Leonard Chang was born in New York City and raised on Long Island. He attended Dartmouth College and received his BA in philosophy from Harvard University, and his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California, Irvine.

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