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The Russian Debutante's Handbook

The Russian Debutante's Handbook( )
Author: Shteyngart, Gary
ISBN:978-1-57322-988-3
Publication Date:Apr 2003
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Riverhead Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

A visionary novel from the author of Super Sad True Love Story and Little Failure. The Russian Debutante's Handbook introduces Vladimir Girshkin, one of the most original and unlikely heroes of recent times. The twenty-five-year-old unhappy lover to a fat dungeon mistress, affectionately nicknamed "Little Failure" by his high-achieving mother, Vladimir toils his days away as a lowly clerk at the bureaucratic Emma Lazarus Immigrant...
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Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Coming Of Age
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.1 x 8 x 1.03 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds
Author Biography
Shteyngart, Gary (Author)
Gary Shteyngart was born in Leningrad, which is now St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1972. He moved to the United States seven years later with his family. He received a bachelor's degree in politics from Oberlin College in Ohio and an MFA in creative writing from City University of New York. His debut novel, The Russian Debutante's Handbook, won the Stephen Crane Award for First Fiction and the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction. His other works include Absurdistan, Super Sad True Love Story, which won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, and Little Failure: A Memoir. He has taught writing at Hunter College, Columbia University, and Princeton University.

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