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Gary Shteyngart Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Shteyngart's Book Reviews

Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart tells the tale of Misha Vainburg, the America-obsessed son of the 1,238th richest man in Russia, whose quest for love ends up transporting him to a fictional country called Absurdistan. At the beginning of the novel, Misha, a secular Russian Jew, is kept from returning to his beloved New York because his father, Boris Vainburg, got banned from the United States because of his renowned status as a mobster. Misha thus rem...