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Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel

Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel

ISBN: 0812977866

Title: Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel

Author: Gary Shteyngart

KDL Description:

SHTENYNGART

In a novel set in the near future, a beautiful and cruel woman tells Lenny Abramov that she is coming to stay with him. Lenny is excited enough to see the woman he met in Italy that the tanks and soldiers stationed New York City and the ongoing war with Venezuela can’t get him down.

Amazon Description:

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
 
SELECTED ONE OF 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
MICHIKO KAKUTANI, THE NEW YORK TIMES
 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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?