The Wangs vs the World

by Jade Chang

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

The Wangs vs the World Synopsis

harles takes his other two children out of schools that he can no longer afford and packs them into the only car that wasn't repossessed-along with their wealth-addicted stepmother, Barbra. But with his son waylaid by a much-older temptress in New Orleans, his wife ready to defect for a set of 1,000-thread-count sheets, and an epic smash-up in North Carolina, Charles may have to choose between the old world and the new, between keeping his family intact and finally, finally fulfilling his dream of China.

The Wangs vs the World Press Reviews

'Fresh, energetic, and completely hilarious, The Wangs vs. the World is my favorite debut of the year.' Jami Attenberg, author of Saint Mazie and The Middlesteins

'[A] richly entertaining debut ... smart and engaging' Guardian

'Sharply comic, The Wangs Vs the World is a hilarious take on the road trip novel' Stylist

'The Wangs vs. the World is one of the most thrilling, skilfully wrought novels I've read in ages ...a rollicking rambunctious ride with a crew of unforgettable characters.' Emma Jane Unsworth, author of Animals

'A recession-era Little Miss Sunshine meets Arrested Development ... a fun debut that offers something a little bit different.' Big Issue

If you loved this, you might like these...

The Binding
Hippie
The Perfect Fit
The Moscow Sleepers A Liz Carlyle Novel

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780241975305
Publication date: 29/06/2017
Publisher:
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241975305
Publication date: 29th June 2017
Author: Jade Chang
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Jade Chang

Jade Chang has covered arts and culture for publications like Metropolis Magazine (where she was the West Coast Editor for several years), the BBC, the Los Angeles Times magazine, Glamour, and others. She recently worked at Goodreads. The Wangs VS The World is her first novel.

More About Jade Chang

Share this book