A small revolution: a novel
In this powerful, page-turning debut, Jimin Han deftly shows that revolutions—whether big or small, in the world or of the heart—can have an impact that lasts through time and spans the oceans.
On a beautiful Pennsylvania fall morning, a gunman holds college freshman Yoona Lee and three of her classmates hostage in the claustrophobic confines of their dorm room. The desperate man with his finger on the trigger—Yoona’s onetime friend, Lloyd Kang—is unraveling after a mysterious accident in Korea killed his closest friend, Jaesung, who was also the love of Yoona’s life.
As the tense standoff unfolds, Yoona is forced to revisit her past, from growing up in an abusive household to the upheaval in her ancestral homeland to unwittingly falling in love. She must also confront the truth about what happened to Jaesung on that tragic day, even as her own fate hangs in the balance.
Through scenes of political upheaval and protests in South Korea, spirited conversations in cramped dumpling houses, and the quiet moments that happen when two people fall in love, A Small Revolution is a moving narrative brimming with longing, love, fear, and—ultimately—hope.
|Grouped Work ID||f2bb53d4-2345-3447-9750-7c15be92bc74|
|Grouping Title||small revolution|
|Grouping Author||han jimin|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-10-31 04:43:55AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-12-07 04:44:18AM|
|detailed_location_arlington||Cherrydale Adult Fiction|
Westover Adult Fiction
|display_description||On a beautiful Pennsylvania fall morning, a gunman holds college freshman Yoona Lee and three of her classmates hostage in the claustrophobic confines of their dorm room. The desperate man with his finger on the trigger-Yoona's onetime friend, Lloyd Kang-is unraveling after a mysterious accident in Korea killed his closest friend, Jaesung, who was also the love of Yoona's life.|
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library|
Connection Crystal City
|subject_facet||College students -- Fiction|
Hostages -- Fiction
Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 1960-1988 -- Fiction
Korean Americans -- Fiction
Pennsylvania -- Fiction
|title_display||A small revolution : a novel|
|title_full||A small revolution : a novel / Jimin Han|
|title_short||A small revolution|