Fiction. Translated from the Korean by John Cha. Olympic Boulevard is a full–length novel by Philip Onho Lee that depicts the joys and sorrows of Korean immigrants in the United States. The story centers on a group of Koreans who emigrated in 1981 to build a new life and pursue the American Dream. Drawing on his experiences as a first–generation immigrant, Lee vividly depicts the ups and downs of Koreans' struggle to adjust to American life through lively storytelling and humor.