The Russian Debutante's Handbook

By Gary Shteyngart; Kristen Bensch; Henrietta Tiefenthaler; Rider Strong (Read by)
(Phoenix Audio, Compact Disc, 9781597771344)

Publication Date: January 2007

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback

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This national bestseller is 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.




About the Author

Gary Shteyngart was born in Leningrad in 1972 and came to the United States seven years later. His debut novel, The Russian Debutante's Handbook, won the Stephen Crane Award for First Fiction and the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction. It was also named a New York Times Notable Book, a best book of the year by The Washington Post and Entertainment Weekly, and one of the best debuts of the year by The Guardian. His fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, GQ, Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, and many other publications. He lives in New York.

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