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My new American life: A Novel

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"Francine Prose is a world-classsatirist who's also a world-class storyteller."--Russell Banks Francine Prose captures contemporary America at itsmost hilarious and dreadful in My New American Life, a darkly humorousnovel of mismatched aspirations, Albanian gangsters, and the ever-elusiveAmerican dream. Following her New York Times bestselling novels BlueAngel and A Changed Man, Prose delivers the darkly humorous storyof Lula, a twenty-something Albanian immigrant trying to find stability andcomfort in New York City in the charged aftermath of 9/11. Set at the frontlines of a cultural war between idealism and cynicism, inalienable rights andimplacable Homeland Security measures, My New American Life is a movingand sardonic journey alongside a cast of characters exploring what it means tobe American.
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display_description While working for an idealistic college professor, twenty-six-year old Lula, an Albanian trying to make a better existence for herself in America, finds her life taking a complicated turn when her Albanian "brothers" return, in a novel set in the aftermath of 9/11.
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subject_facet Albanians -- United States -- Fiction, Immigrants -- United States -- Fiction, United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
title_display My new American life
title_full My New American Life A Novel, My new American life / Francine Prose
title_short My new American life
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Albanians, Fiction, Immigrants, Literature, Social life and customs