My New American Life, Francine Prose
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My New American Life

Author: Francine Prose

Narrator: Ellen Archer

Unabridged: 8 hr 29 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Harper Audio

Published: 04/26/2011

Genre: Fiction

Synopsis

“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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