How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, Mohsin Hamid
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How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

Author: Mohsin Hamid

Narrator: Mohsin Hamid

Unabridged: 4 hr 34 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Dreamscape Media

Published: 03/05/2013

Genre: Fiction - Coming Of Age

Synopsis

His first two novels established Mohsin Hamid as a radically inventive storyteller with his finger on the world's pulse. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia meets that reputation - and exceeds it. The astonishing and riveting tale of a man's journey from impoverished rural boy to corporate tycoon, it steals its shape from the business self-help books devoured by ambitious youths all over rising Asia. In a sprawling metropolis, its nameless hero begins to amass an empire built on that most fluid, and increasingly scarce, of goods: water. Yet his heart remains set on something else, on the pretty girl whose star rises along with his, their paths crossing and recrossing, a lifelong affair sparked and snuffed and sparked again by the forces that careen their fates along. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia is a striking slice of contemporary life at a time of crushing upheaval. Romantic without being sentimental, political without being didactic, and spiritual without being religious, it brings an unflinchi

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