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The Wangs vs. the World

Women's Fiction Author Spotlight

The Wangs vs. the World

A brash, lovable immigrant businessman who built a cosmetics empire and made a fortune, Charles Wang has just been ruined by the financial crisis. Now all he 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. Charles pulls Andrew, his aspiring comedian son, and Grace, his style-obsessed daughter, out of schools he can no longer afford. Together with their stepmother, Barbra, they embark on a cross-country road trip to the upstate New York hideout of the eldest daughter, disgraced art world it-girl Saina. But Charles may have to choose between the old world and the new, between keeping his family intact and finally fulfilling his dream of starting anew in China.

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The Wangs vs. the World
by Jade Chang

  • Publication Date: October 4, 2016
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ISBN-10: 0544734092
  • ISBN-13: 9780544734098

Winners

Beth from Eagan, MN
Brenda from Decorah, IA
Carrie from Gaylord, MI
Cassandra from Worth, IL
Darrell from Antioch, TN
Doreen from Arlington, VA
Elizabeth from Glenshaw, PA
Elizabeth from Ballwin, MO
Erin from Fairfax, VA
Heather from Jackson, WY
Jamie from Racine, WI
Kelly from Cooper City, FL
Kelly from Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Kerry from York, PA
Lisa from Chapel Hill, NC
Liz from Fitchburg, WI
Lori from Lincoln, RI
Mary from Easthampton, MA
Mary Ann from Salem, MA
Robin from Glen Allen, VA
Sally from Williamstown, NJ
Sharon from Sarasota, FL
Susan from Albuquerque, NM
Susan from Bucyrus, OH
Tonya from Grandville, MI