Lake Success

Author: Gary Shteyngart

Call No: FIC SHT

ISBN: 9780812997415

Resource Type: Book

Genre: Fiction

Abstract:

Myopic, narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded and divorced from the real world as most of us know it, hedge fund manager Barry Cohen oversees $2.4 billion in assets. Deeply stressed by an SEC investigation and by his 3-year-old-son’s diagnosis of autism, he flees New York on a Greyhound bus in search of a simpler, more romantic life with his old college sweetheart, whom he hasn’t seen or spoken to in years. Reeling from Barry’s departure, his wife Seema has her own demons to face. Can two imperfect characters navigate the chaos of their own making?