A Vintage Shorts "Short Story Month" Selection

Sam Lafferty has hit bottom. Under investigation and on leave from the financial services firm that employed him, Sam has uprooted his wife and two daughters and dragged them against their will to central China. While on this rotten family vacation, in an alien and uncomfortable landscape, after years of deception, lousy investment, moral - and soon-coming financial - bankruptcy, and with his family in tow - Sam pursues the man who had first set him on a path to corruption from crumbling binguan hotels without soap or towels to Buddhist caves near Xi'an.

In this dazzling piece, selected from the stunning collection of short fiction Emerald City, by the critically acclaimed author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award, Jennifer Egan lays bare our capacity for failure.

An ebook short.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Used availability for Jennifer Egan's Why China?

Kindle Editions

May 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Why China? (Kindle Single) (A Vintage Short)
Author(s): Jennifer Egan
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA