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"One of the funniest books of the 12 months. . . . A scrumptious, formidable Hollywood satire." —The Washington Post
From the infinitely creative creator of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, a deeply private novel about race, popular culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the jobs we’re compelled to play.
Willis Wu doesn’t understand himself because the protagonist in his personal existence: he’s simply Generic Asian Man. Sometimes he will get to be Background Oriental Making a Weird Face and even Disgraced Son, however at all times he’s relegated to a prop. Yet each day, he leaves his tiny room in a Chinatown SRO and enters the Golden Palace eating place, the place Black and White, a procedural cop display, is in perpetual manufacturing. He’s just a little participant right here, too, however he desires of being Kung Fu Guy—probably the most revered position that any one who looks as if him can reach. Or is it?
After stumbling into the highlight, Willis unearths himself introduced into a much wider international than he’s ever recognized, finding no longer best the name of the game historical past of Chinatown, however the buried legacy of his personal circle of relatives. Infinitely creative and deeply private, exploring the subjects of popular culture, assimilation, and immigration—Interior Chinatown is Charles Yu’s maximum shifting, bold, and masterful novel but.
"Fresh and wonderful. . . . Interior Chinatown represents but every other stellar vacation spot within the adventure of a sui generis creator of reputedly countless talent and ambition.” —The New York Times Book Review
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