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Fortune Smiles : Stories
Author: Adam Johnson

ISBN: 9780857522986
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1 September 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3 x 2.3
By the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner of The Orphan Master's Son - for fans of international literary fiction, especially Junot Diaz, Jonathan Franzen and Karen Jay Fowler.

Adam Johnson takes you into the minds of characters you never thought you would meet - a former Stasi prison warden in denial of his past, a refugee from North Korea unsettled by his new freedom, a UPS driver in hurricane-torn Louisiana looking for the mother of his son.

These are tales of love and loss, natural disasters, the influence of technology, and how the political shapes the personal. Tender, wry, utterly compelling, they show us humanity where you might least expect it.

About the Author

Adam Johnson won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2013 for his second novel, the New York Times bestseller The Orphan Master's Son ('Excavates the very meaning of life' New York Times). His short story 'Nirvana' (included here) won the Sunday Times/EFG Short Story Award in 2014. He is the author of acclaimed short stories Emporium and the novel Parasites Like Us. He teaches creative writing at S...

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