Get this from a library! Super sad true love story: a novel. [Gary Shteyngart] -- In a very near future -- oh, let's say next Tuesday -- a functionally illiterate America. Super Sad True Love Story. Home · Super Sad True Love Story Author: Gary Shteyngart Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel. Read more. Read "Super Sad True Love Story A Novel" by Gary Shteyngart available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get $5 off your first download. A NEW YORK.

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Editorial Reviews. Review. A Letter from the Author People often ask me, “Mr. Gary, why don't you write more books?” And I say to them “Why don't . Wildly funny, rich, and humane, Super Sad True Love Story is a knockout novel by a young master, a book in which falling in love just may redeem a planet. Now, in his hilarious and heartfelt new novel, he envisions a deliciously dark tale of To ask other readers questions about Super Sad True Love Story, please.

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The son of a Russian immigrant , protagonist Leonard Lenny Abramov, a middle-aged, middle class, otherwise unremarkable man whose mentality is still in the past century, falls madly in love with Eunice Park, a young Korean-American struggling with materialism and the pressures of her traditional Korean family.

The chapters alternate between profuse diary entries from the old-fashioned Lenny and Eunice's biting e-mail correspondence on her "GlobalTeens" account.

In the background of what appears to be a love story that oscillates between superficiality and despair, a grim political situation unravels.

America is on the brink of economic collapse, threatened by its Chinese creditors.


In the meantime, the totalitarian Bipartisan government's main mission is to encourage and promote consumerism while eliminating political dissidents. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Gary Shteyngart. The author of two critically acclaimed novels, The Russian Debutante's Handbook and Absurdistan , Gary Shteyngart has risen to the top of the fiction world. Now, in his hilarious and heartfelt new novel, he envisions a deliciously dark tale of America's dysfunctional coming years—and the timeless and tender feelings that just might bring us back from the brink.

In a very near future—oh, let's say next Tuesday—a functionally illiterate America is about to collapse. But don't that tell that to poor Lenny Abramov, the thirty-nine-year-old son of an angry Russian immigrant janitor, proud author of what may well be the world's last diary, and less-proud owner of a bald spot shaped like the great state of Ohio.I quit. He is the only person who speaks with anything approaching subtlety or feeling.

Showing While hardly at it in Rome, he meets the young, beautiful Korean-American, Eunice. Everybody is a health nut who obsesses about the food that they eat. Other editions.

Super sad true love story : a novel

So, yes, even in a serious moment like this, Shteyngart can't help but do the "kids these days are dumb" thing "Lenny always quotes this guy Froid". Sign me up. Anything subtle is worth revisiting; this book isn't.

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