Yolk (Compact Disc)

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Jayne Baek is flighty, superficial and paralyzingly self-aware. Nothing like her twin sister June, the perfect businesswoman. Both moved to NYC from Texas to elude the watchful eyes of their parents and the congregation of their local Korean American church. But when one sister’s life is at risk, the estranged pair must re-merge their lives and explore the deepest depths of their histories and identities to survive.

— Becca

Spring 2021 Kids Indie Next List


“What a sharp, terrific book. I love how Choi develops the characters with perfect details. The whole world of Yolk is beautifully built, from the vision of New York City through the eyes of both sisters to the return home to Texas, and every space in between. This family, these sisters — I’m rooting for them.”
— Rachel Barry, WORD Bookstores, Brooklyn, NY

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From New York Times bestselling author Mary H.K. Choi comes a funny and emotional story about two estranged sisters and how far they'll go to save one of their lives--even if it means swapping identities.Jayne and June Baek are nothing alike. June's three years older, a classic first-born, know-it-all narc with a problematic finance job and an equally soulless apartment (according to Jayne). Jayne is an emotionally stunted, self-obsessed basket case who lives in squalor, has egregious taste in men, and needs to get to class and stop wasting Mom and Dad's money (if you ask June). Once thick as thieves, these sisters who moved from Seoul to San Antonio to New York together now don't want anything to do with each other. That is, until June gets cancer. And Jayne becomes the only who can help her. Flung together by circumstance, housing woes, and family secrets, will the sisters learn more about each other than they're willing to confront? And what if while helping June, Jayne has to confront the fact that maybe she's sick, too?


Product Details
ISBN: 9781797117881
ISBN-10: 1797117882
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Publication Date: March 2nd, 2021
Language: English