Super Sad True Love Story

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Granta, 2011 - Fiction - 331 pages
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In the near future, America is crushed by a financial crisis, and Chinese creditors may just be ready to foreclose on the whole mess. Then Lenny Abramov, son of an Russian immigrant janitor an ardent fan of "printed, bound media artifacts" (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?

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If you enjoyed Brave New World and Fahrenheit 451, you'll enjoy Super Sad True Love Story. This post modern America in which smartphone addicted people are classified by their credit scores and ... Read full review

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User Review  - usuallee - LibraryThing

Would've made a good short story or novella. There is no plot whatsoever. It is well written and insightful to a point, and the satire made me laugh out loud a few times (The analysis of the lyrics to ... Read full review

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Gary Shteyngart was born in Leningrad in 1972 and moved to the United States with his family seven years later. He is the author of two previous novels: The Russian Debutante's Handbook, named one of the best debuts of the year by the Guardian, and the bestselling Absurdistan. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, Esquire and GQ, and his books have been translated into over twenty languages.

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