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Publisher Description

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A deliciously dark tale of America’s dysfunctional coming years—and the timeless and tender feelings that just might bring us back from the brink.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Boston Globe • San Francisco Chronicle • The Seattle Times • O: The Oprah Magazine • Maureen Corrigan, NPR • Salon • Slate • Minneapolis Star Tribune • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Kansas City Star • Charlotte Observer • The Globe and Mail • Vancouver Sun • Montreal Gazette • Kirkus Reviews

In the near future, America is crushed by a financial crisis and our patient Chinese creditors may just be ready to foreclose on the whole mess. Then Lenny Abramov, son of an Russian immigrant janitor and ardent fan of “printed, bound media artifacts” (aka books), meets Eunice Park, an impossibly cute Korean American woman with a major in Images and a minor in Assertiveness. Could falling in love redeem a planet falling apart?

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2010
July 27
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
9.3
MB

Customer Reviews

KaNineteen ,

So original!

I finished this book about 3 months ago and I can't stop thinking about it. Maybe it has something to do with current events, but it seems like the world this book takes place in is not so far off from where we're headed. On the other hand, this book is like nothing else I've ever read. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for something fresh and thought provoking in their fiction. It's a completely original work that sticks with you.

RKSTR ,

Incredible satire, of self, of nature, and of contemporary society

👌

utep miner 7 ,

Phenomenal fiction

Gary's third novel is a significant read in contemporary fiction that causes tears and laughs, sometimes simultaneously.

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