Modern Family

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Pub Date: 04/07/2015

Pages: 240

Publisher: White Pine Press

Imprint: White Pine Press

ISBN 13: 9781935210672

ISBN 10: 193521067X

Price: $16.00 / $20.99 CAN

Category: FICTION / Literary

Modern Family

By Myeong-kwan Cheon, Kyoung-lee Park

Price: $16.00

Format:

Paperback

About the Book

Forty-year-old In-mo, a movie director who's been jobless for the past decade decides to move in with his widowed mother. His older brother, with five criminal convictions, has already moved back. Then younger sister Mi-yeon arrives with her bratty, rebellious fifteen-year-old daughter. Mom is delighted to have her entire dysfunctional family back again, but what ensues is both comic and frightening.

Fast-paced and imaginative, Modern Family introduces English-speaking readers to a bright new voice in world literature.

Cheon Myeong-Kwan won the Tenth Munhakdongne Novel Award for The Queen of Red Bricks. Modern Family has been made into a movie in Korea.

About the Book

A contemporary family drama in which adult children lose jobs, divorce, and move back home with mom and chaos ensues.

Author

Myeong-Kwan Cheon: CHEON Myeong-Kwan's writing career took off when he won the 2003 Munhakdongne New Writers Award for his short story 'Frank and Me.' Only a year later in 2004, he won the 10th Munhakdongne Novel Award for 'The Queen of Red Bricks'.
Kyoung-lee Park: Kyoung-lee Park is a professional translator specializing in translations from Korean to English. In 2010, she was awarded the grand prize in the 9th Korean Literature Translation Contest for New Translators.