Translated by: John Cha
Publisher: Seoul Selection, 2016.
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Olympic Boulevard is a full-length novel by Philip Onho Lee that depicts the joys and sorrows of Korean immigrants in the United States. The story centers on a group of Koreans who emigrated in 1981 to build a new life and pursue the American Dream. Drawing on his experiences as a first-generation immigrant, Lee vividly depicts the ups and downs of Koreans’ struggle to adjust to American life through lively storytelling and humor. This version was rendered into English by Korean-American translator John Cha.Entry on Goodreads.com here.