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I’ll be right there

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Publisher: , 2014.
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Set in 1980s South Korea amid the tremors of political revolution, I’ll Be Right There follows Jung Yoon, a highly literate, 20-something-year-old woman, as she recounts her tragic personal history as well as those of her three intimate college friends. When Yoon receives a distressing phone call from her ex-boyfriend after eight years of separation, memories of a tumultuous youth begin to resurface, forcing her to re-live the most intense period of her life.

LKL says:

This one left us cold. We found it meandering and self-indulgent. Others like it a lot, and prefer it to the more famous Please Look After Mother.

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Read our review of this book here. Read a review by Charles Montgomery here. Read a review by Tony Malone here. Entry on Goodreads.com here.