The Wangs vs The World

The Wangs vs The World

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 29/06/2017
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Synopsis

'Fresh, energetic, and completely hilarious, The Wangs vs. the World is my favorite debut of the year.' Jami Attenberg, author of Saint Mazie and The Middlesteins

Charles Wang has just lost the cosmetics fortune he built up since emigrating to the US. Gone are the houses, the cars, and the incredible lifestyle. Faced with this loss, he decides to take his family on a trip to China and attempt to reclaim his ancestral lands.

But first they must go on a cross-country journey from their foreclosed Bel-Air home to the Upstate New York retreat of his eldest daughter, Saina. Charles takes his other two children out of schools that he can no longer afford and packs them into the only car that wasn't repossessed - along with their wealth-addicted stepmother, Barbra.

But with his son waylaid by a much older temptress in New Orleans, his wife ready to defect for a set of 1,000-thread-count sheets, and an epic smash-up in North Carolina, Charles may have to choose between the old world and the new, between keeping his family intact and finally, finally fulfilling his dream of China.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241975305
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 257g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm

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