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The Best Girls

(2019)
(The first book in the Disorder Collection series)
A Novella by

 
 
Inspired by a true event, this powerful short story from the author of National Book Award finalist Pachinko explores the meaning of patriarchy and the cost of female silence through the eyes of a dutiful young girl.

An excellent student from a poor, traditional family in Seoul, the narrator has absorbed the same message her whole life: Only a boy can provide the family with dignity and wealth. Not her. Not her three sisters. Receiving approval only for uncomplaining sacrifice, she has resolved to take on her family’s troubles. She is a good girl. And she knows what good girls must do.

The Best Girls is part of Disorder, a collection of six short stories of living nightmares, chilling visions, and uncanny imagination that explore a world losing its balance in terrifying ways. Each piece can be read or listened to in a single disorienting sitting.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Used availability for Min Jin Lee's The Best Girls

Audio Editions

June 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Best Girls: Disorder collection, Book 1
Author(s): Min Jin Lee
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   


June 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Best Girls: Disorder collection, Book 1
Author(s): Min Jin Lee
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


June 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Best Girls: Disorder collection, Book 1
Author(s): Min Jin Lee
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


June 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Best Girls: Disorder collection, Book 1
Author(s): Min Jin Lee
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Best Girls (Disorder collection)
Author(s): Min Jin Lee
Publisher: Amazon Original Stories
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU