ABSURDISTAN

By: Shteyngart, Gary

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Meet Misha Vainberg, aka Snack Daddy, a 325-pound disaster of a human being , son of the 1,238th-richest man in Russia and proud holder of a degree in multicultural studies from Accidental College, USA. Misha is an American im pounded in a Russian's body and the only place he feels at home is New York ; he just wants to live in the South Bronx with his Latina girlfriend, but after his gangster father murders an Oklahoma businessman in Russia, all ho pes of a U.S. visa are lost. Salvation lies in the tiny, oil-rich nation of Absurdistan (a fictional former Soviet republic), where a crooked consular officer will sell Misha a Belgian passport. But after a civil war breaks o ut between two competing ethnic groups and a local warlord installs hapless Misha as minister of multicultural affairs, our hero soon finds himself co vered in oil, fighting for his life, falling in love, and trying to figure out if a normal life is still possible in the twenty-first century.

Title: ABSURDISTAN

Author Name: Shteyngart, Gary

Categories: General Fiction,

Publisher: Granta Bks: 2007

ISBN Number: 186207979X

ISBN Number 13: 9781862079793

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000039941