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Preparation for the Next Life
Author: Atticus Lish

ISBN: 9780991360826
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 424
Published: 3 November 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.83 x 13.97 x 3.05
Description:
Zou Lei, orphan of the desert, migrates to work in America and finds herself slaving in New York's kitchens. She falls in love with a young man whose heart has been broken in another desert.

A new life may be possible if together they can survive homelessness, lockup, and the young man's nightmares, which may be more prophecy than madness.

About the Author

Atticus Lish is the author of two books, Preparation For The Next Life, a novel about a Chinese Muslim who immigrates illegally to the United States and the Iraq War veteran with whom she becomes involved; and Life Is With People, a series of drawings with captions. He's at work on a second novel, which will have a criminal theme. He makes his living as a Chinese-English translator (of technical, not literary, subject matter). In the past, he worked in a Styrofoam factory, as a construction laborer, personal trainer, moving man, security guard, fast food counter person and telemarketer in short, in every entry level job in the Help Wanted section, except taxi driver.

He served a brief s...

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