This novel connects the past with the present with a dual narration, alternating between Mina Lee and Margot Lee. After learning of her mother's death in the most tragic way, Margot uncovers all the mysteries and depths that her mother contained. A story about sacrifice, family love, and self-discovery that will have you hooked from page 1.

 

"Perhaps, despite the distances between them, the differences in their experiences as a mother and a daughter, as individuals, as women of a certain time and place, what had made them a family was not simply blood but never fully giving up on each other" (Kim 380). 

The Last Story of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim