The Russian Debutante's Handbook

Shteyngart, Gary

Book - 2003
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Russian Debutante's Handbook
In a novel about being an outsider in America and what it means to be an American, Vladimir, a young Russian-American immigrant, pursues his dreams of success, wealth, and a girlfriend, as his quest takes him deep into uncharted territory.

Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2003, c2002
Edition: 1st Riverhead trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 1573229881
Branch Call Number: FICTION SHTEYNGAR 2003
Characteristics: 476 p. ;,21 cm


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Join us for the discussion on Aug. 6, 2015. A wildly original, brilliantly crafted novel about a young Russian immigrant's misadventures while trying to figure out what it means to be an American.

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Nov 21, 2012
  • GummiGirl rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Funny and well written. Anyone who enjoyed the author's other books should read this one as well.


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