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The Resource Lake Success : a novel, Gary Shteyngart

Lake Success : a novel, Gary Shteyngart

Label
Lake Success : a novel
Title
Lake Success
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gary Shteyngart
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "When his dream of the perfect marriage, the perfect son, and the perfect life implodes, a Wall Street millionaire takes a cross-country bus trip in search of his college sweetheart and ideals of youth. Myopic, 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 3 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, whom he hasn't seen or spoken to in years. Meanwhile, reeling from the fight that caused Barry's departure, his super-smart wife Seema--a driven first-generation American who craved a picture-perfect life, with all the accoutrements of a huge bank account--has her own demons to face. How these two imperfect characters navigate the Shteyngartian chaos of their own making is the heart of this biting, brilliant, emotionally resonant novel very much of our times"--
  • Myopic, 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 3-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, whom he hasn't seen or spoken to in years. Reeling from Barry's departure, his wife Seema has her own demons to face. Can two imperfect characters navigate the chaos of their own making? -- adapted from publisher info
Summary
"When his dream of the perfect marriage, the perfect son, and the perfect life implodes, a Wall Street millionaire takes a cross-country bus trip in search of his college sweetheart and ideals of youth. Myopic, narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded anddivorced 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 3 year-old-son's diagnosis of autism, he flees New York on a Greyhound bus in search ofa simpler, more romantic life with his old college sweetheart, whom he hasn't seen or spoken to in years. Meanwhile, reeling from the fight that caused Barry's departure, his super-smart wife Seema--a driven first-generation American who craved a picture-perfect life, with all the accoutrements of a huge bank account--has her own demons to face. How these two imperfect characters navigate the Shteyngartian chaos of their own making is the heart of this biting, brilliant, emotionally resonant novel very much of our times"--
Theme
Tone
Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2018
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10692424
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shteyngart, Gary
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.H79
LC item number
L35 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marital conflict
  • Midlife crisis
  • Midlife crisis
  • Marital conflict
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Marital conflict
  • Midlife crisis
Target audience
adult
Label
Lake Success : a novel, Gary Shteyngart
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780812997415
Lccn
2017043962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1004450334
Label
Lake Success : a novel, Gary Shteyngart
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780812997415
Lccn
2017043962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1004450334

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