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The border of paradise

EsmГ© Weijun Wang

The border of paradise

a novel

by EsmГ© Weijun Wang

  • 24 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Families,
  • Inheritance and succession,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEsmé Weijun Wang
    The Physical Object
    Pagination290 pages
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27205364M
    ISBN 101939419697
    ISBN 109781939419699
    LC Control Number2016933947
    OCLC/WorldCa920018434


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After inheriting control of the family fortune while still in high school, David abandons life in New York to travel the world. The Border of Paradise A Novel (Book): Wang, Esmé Weijun: "In booming postwar Brooklyn, young David Nowak cannot fit in. His family, a pillar of the Polish immigrant community, is at a loss to help their boy, who is obsessive, neurotic and wracked by insomnia.

After inheriting control of the family fortune while still in high school, David abandons life in New York to travel the world. A remarkable multigenerational novel, The Border of Paradise transports readers into the world of an iconoclastic midcentury family.

In booming postwar Brooklyn, the Nowak Piano Company is an American success story. There is just one problem: the Nowak's only son, David.

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Wang’s debut begins with a suicidal David Nowak’s reminiscences of his midth-century childhood, which raises ghosts of Henry Roth’s Call It Sleep, both in style and in the self-flagellating obsessions of a neurotic spends his Brooklyn youth deep in a self-hatred from.

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