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The Wangs vs. the world

Jade Chang

The Wangs vs. the world

by Jade Chang

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • FICTION / Humorous,
  • FICTION / Coming of Age,
  • Fiction,
  • FICTION / Family Life,
  • Chinese American families,
  • Immigrant families,
  • FICTION / General,
  • FICTION / Literary

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJade Chang
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3603.H357284 W36 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination354 pages
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26882768M
    ISBN 100544734092
    ISBN 109780544734098
    LC Control Number2016005160
    OCLC/WorldCa932050574

    "A funny and heartwarming debut novel by writer Jade Chang, The Wangs vs. the World tells the story of one immigrant family — the Wangs — who achieved the ultimate American dream, only to have it snatched away from them entirely by the financial crisis. The Wangs vs. the World - Ebook written by Jade Chang. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Wangs vs. the World/5(35).

      The Wangs Vs. the World (Book): Chang, Jade: Charles Wang is mad at America. A brash, bighearted immigrant businessman who built a cosmetics empire and made a fortune, he's just been ruined by the financial crisis. Now all Charles wants is to get his kids safely stowed away so he can go to China and attempt to reclaim his family's ancestral lands--and his pride.   The Wangs Vs. the World (Book): Chang, Jade: "A hilarious debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only to lose every last cent--and about the road trip they take across America that binds them back together. Charles Wang is mad at America. A brash, lovable immigrant businessman who built a cosmetics empire and made a fortune, he's just .

    Praise for The Wangs vs. the World One of EW's Most Anticipated Titles of "Fresh, energetic, and completely hilarious, The Wangs vs. the World is my favorite debut of the year."-- Jami Attenberg, author of Saint Mazie and The Middlesteins "Funny, brash, honest, full of wit and heart and smarts.3/5(2). The Wangs Vs. the World (Book): Chang, Jade: "A hilarious debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only to lose every last cent--and about the road trip they take across America that binds them back together. Charles Wang is mad at America. A brash, lovable immigrant businessman who built a cosmetics empire and made a fortune, he's just been ruined.


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"A funny and heartwarming debut novel by writer Jade Chang, The Wangs vs. the World tells the story of one immigrant family — the Wangs — who achieved the ultimate American dream, only to have it snatched away from them entirely by the financial crisis/5().

An Amazon Best Book of October The Wangs vs the World is pure entertainment – filled with exuberant characters, comic predicaments and the The Wangs vs. the world book and downs of every life. Charles Wang, a wildly successful businessman, has brought up his children in the lap of luxury/5().

The Wangs vs. the World Sharply observed and full of charm, this debut novel is an entirely fresh look at what it means to belong in America—and how going from glorious riches to (still name-brand) rags brings one family together in a way that money never could.

A New York Times Editor's Choice One of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Jade Chang\'s funny, effusive, heartfelt novel _The Wangs vs. the World_ defies both traps. It\'s not a story about Asians, but a story about Asian Americans: regular people claiming ownership of the Chinese roots that shaped their American identities.

The Wangs Vs. the World NPR coverage of The Wangs Vs. the World by Jade Chang. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The Wangs vs. America. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, The Wangs Against the World begins with Charles Wang bankrupt and preparing to leave his Bel-Air home and take a cross-country road trip to live with his oldest daughter, Saina, the only one of his three children with any money left.

THE WANGS VS. THE WORLD By Jade Chang pp. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $ The best moment of “The Wangs vs. the World” comes when young Andrew Wang attempts his first stand-up open mike. We’re seated across from one another at a table in her West Hollywood apartment, blithely laying slices of cold butter onto vegan banana bread and Author: Agatha French.

To me, one of the essential truths of The Wangs vs. the World is that it is about immigrants who see themselves as being central to the story of America.

And I was able to write it because that is the life that I have lived. So did any of it actually happen?Pages: How are the Wangs ultimately affected by their travels together and their reunion.

Unless otherwise stated, this discussion guide is reprinted with the permission of Mariner Books. Any page references refer to a USA edition of the book, usually the trade paperback version, and may vary in other editions. The Wangs vs. the World By Jade Chang.

HMH $ ISBN Published 10/04/ Fiction / Debut Fiction. Outrageously funny and full of charm, The Wangs vs. the World is an entirely fresh look at what it means to belong in America - and how going from glorious riches to (still name-brand) rags brings one family together in a way money never could.

© Jade Chang Inc. (P) Recorded Books. Outrageously funny and full of charm, The Wangs vs. the World is an entirely fresh look at what it means to belong in America - and how going from glorious riches to (still name-brand) rags brings one family together in a way money never could.

Outrageously funny and full of charm, The Wangs vs. the World is a debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only to lose every last cent—and about the road trip they take across America that binds them back together. "A funny and heartwarming debut novel by writer Jade Chang,  The Wangs vs.

the World  tells the story of one immigrant family — the Wangs — who achieved the ultimate American dream, only to have it snatched away from them entirely by the financial crisis.

THE WANGS VS. THE WORLD is an outrageously funny tale about a wealthy Chinese-American family that “loses it all, then takes a healing, uproarious road trip across the United States” (Entertainment Weekly). Their spectacular fall from riches to rags brings the Wangs together in a.

The Wangs vs. the World. by Jade Chang. avg. rating 10, Ratings. A hilarious debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only to lose every last cent - and about the road trip they take across America that binds them back tog.

Want to Read. The setup for The Wangs vs. the World — the debut novel by journalist Jade Chang — is so rich in conflict and pathos, it's hard to realize at first that it's a comedy.

Not that it takes Chang very Author: Jason Heller. The Wangs vs The World Review The Wangs Vs The World follows the story of the Wang family – Charles, Barba, Saina, Andrew and Grace.

Charles is an incredibly successful businessman who came over from China and made his fortune in the make-up industry. The Wangs vs. the World is a funny and touching novel about what it means to belong in America." — PopSugar “Jade Chang’s firecracker of a debut knowingly and refreshingly breaks every unwritten rule of the Asian-American family saga, making for a blistering, high-energy read that’s worthy of its pre-publication hype.”—.The Wangs vs.

the World is a funny and touching novel about what it means to belong in America." —PopSugar —PopSugar “Jade Chang’s firecracker of a debut knowingly and refreshingly breaks every unwritten rule of the Asian-American family saga, making for a blistering, high-energy read that’s worthy of its pre-publication hype.”—.

“When the Wangs take the world, we all benefit” (USA Today). A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice An October Indie Next Pick A PopSugar Best Book for Fall A BuzzFeed Incredible Book for Fall A Nylon Amazing Book for Fall A Bustle Book for Your Fall TBR List A Millions Most Anticipated Book A Frisky Book to Read for Fall/5(86).