Chinhominey's Secret by Nancy Kim
A Novel

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In this moving first novel, a Korean-American family faces not only intergenerational cultural conflicts between immigrant parents and their Americanized daughters, but also the results of a terrible prophecy, made by a fortune-teller 20 years earlier to Chinhominey, the long-estranged grandmother.

About Nancy Kim

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Nancy Kim, a corporate lawyer living in San Francisco, was born in Korea, raised in Los Angeles.
Published October 15, 2001 by Bridgeworks. 221 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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But their grand desires were never met, and now, when Chinhominey arrives, she sees secret unhappiness in all four members of her family, unsuspecting that her own long-ago prediction is in part the cause of it.

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In Kim's spare but affecting first novel, the Chois, a Korean-American family that has settled comfortably in West L.A., make peace--with themselves and with a disturbing prophecy that has haunted them.

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