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Gary Shteyngart

Lake Success

€7,95

Narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded, and divorced from the real world as most of us know it, hedge-fund manager Barry Cohen oversees $2.4 billion in assets. Deeply stressed by an SEC investigation and by his three-year-old son's diagnosis of autism, he flees New York on a Greyhound bus in search of a simpler, more romantic life with his old college sweetheart. Meanwhile, his super-smart wife, SeemaÑa driven first-generation American who craved the picture-perfect life that comes with wealthÑhas her own demons to face. How these two flawed characters navigate the Shteyngartian chaos of their own making is at the heart of this piercing exploration of the 0.1 Percent, a poignant tale of familial longing and an unsentimental ode to what really makes America great.

Format: Oversized Paperback
Published: in UK in 2018
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Pages: 352
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780241350300
ISBN 10: 0241350301

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Lake Success

€7,95