Everything belongs to us : a novel

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Full title: Everything belongs to us : a novel / Yoojin Grace Wuertz.
Main author: Wuertz, Yoojin Grace, (Author)
Format: Book           
Edition: First edition.

Summary: "This debut novel takes place at the elite Seoul National University in 1970s South Korea during the final years of a repressive regime. The novel follows the fates of two women--Jisun, the daughter of a powerful tycoon, who eschews her privilege to become an underground labor activist in Seoul; and Namin, her best friend from childhood, a brilliant, tireless girl who has grown up with nothing, and whose singular goal is to launch herself and her family out of poverty. Drawn to both of these women is Sunam, a seeming social-climber who is at heart a lost boy struggling to find his place in a cutthroat world. And at the edges of their friendship is Junho, whose ambitions have taken him to new heights in the university's most prestigious social club, called "the circle," and yet who guards a dangerous secret that is tied to his status. Wuertz explores the relationships that bind these students to each other, as well as the private anxieties and desires that drive them to succeed" --
Language: English
Published: New York : Random House, 2016.
Classmark: 813/.6
ISBN: 9780812998542