“Min Jin Lee’s keen eye for class concerns and her confident, muscular writing about the conflicting pulls toward one’s cultural heritage and the unknowable, wide-open future make Free Food for Millionaires a pleasure.”
– Meg Wolitzer, The Position and Surrender, Dorothy
Essays | July 31, 2007
Published at: Chekhov's Mistress
As ever, books were my consolation. My family immigrated to Queens, New York in March of 1976 when I was seven. My two sisters and I enrolled at PS 102 that spring so I had three months of second grade then went on to the third grade in ...