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Absurdistan

Gary Shteyngart

Named as one of the New York Times Year’s Ten Best upon its publication, Gary Shteyngart’s Absurdistan is a biting, poignant satire of American-style democracy and the American Dream. After returning to Russia to attend his father’s funeral, 30-year-old Misha is subsequently denied a visa when he attempts to re-enter the United States. What follows is a series of misadventures through the Eastern Bloc in which Misha runs afoul of crooked politicians, businessmen, and bureaucracies all seemingly determined to keep him from his new home country.

Named as one of the New York Times Year’s Ten Best upon its publication, Gary Shteyngart’s Absurdistan is a biting, poignant satire of American-style democracy and the American Dream. After returning to Russia to attend his father’s funeral, 30-year-old Misha is subsequently denied a visa when he attempts to re-enter the United States. What follows is a series of misadventures through the Eastern Bloc in which Misha runs afoul of crooked politicians, businessmen, and bureaucracies all seemingly determined to keep him from his new home country.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Named as one of the New York Times Year’s Ten Best upon its publication, Gary Shteyngart’s Absurdistan is a biting, poignant satire of American-style democracy and the American Dream. After returning to Russia to attend his father’s funeral, 30-year-old Misha is subsequently denied a visa when he attempts to re-enter the United States. What follows is a series of misadventures through the Eastern Bloc in which Misha runs afoul of crooked politicians, businessmen, and bureaucracies all seemingly determined to keep him from his new home country.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Adam Grupper

Length:

12h 33m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

10:55


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

25:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

23:10


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:20


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

21:16


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:44


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

13:59


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

16:20


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

14:55


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

36:06


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

14:24


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

27:04


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

17:54


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

14:25


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

23:52


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

14:46


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

12:54


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

27:57


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

19:51


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

21:15


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

12:17


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

18:19


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

15:41


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

10:27


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

08:21


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

09:43


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

16:29


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

20:00


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

23:34


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

13:36


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

13:22


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

22:34


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

21:24


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

12:30


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:10


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

09:37


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:58


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

16:50


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

21:05


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

10:41


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

19:01


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

16:15


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

13:22


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

26:47


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:19


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

01:39