Home Remedies: Stories

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Finalist for The New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award. 

Xuan Juliana Wang's remarkable debut introduces us to the new and changing face of Chinese youth. From fuerdai (second-generation rich kids) to a glass-swallowing qigong grandmaster, her dazzling, formally inventive stories upend the immigrant narrative to reveal a new experience of belonging: of young people testing the limits of who they are, in a world as vast and varied as their ambitions.

In stories of love, family, and friendship, here are the voices and stories of a new generation never before found between the pages in fiction. Juliana Wang's surprising imagination captures the innermost thoughts of her characters with astonishing empathy, as well as the contradictions of the modern immigrant experience in a way that feels almost universal. Home Remedies is, in the words of Alexander Chee, "the arrival of an urgent and necessary literary voice we've been needing, waiting for maybe, without knowing." 

 

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Collaborator: Xuan Juliana Wang (Author)

Pages: 240

Type: Hardcover

Dimensions: 5.8 X 0.9 X 8.2 inches

Item Number: 9781984822741