The Love Wife (Paperback)
From the highly praised author of Mona in the Promised Land and Who's Irish? comes a generous, funny, explosive novel about the new half-half American family.
About the Author
Gish Jen is the author of two previous novels and a book of stories. Her honors include the Lannan Award for Fiction and the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives with her husband and two children in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Gish Jen's "Who's Irish?" and "Mona in the Promised Land" are available in Vintage paperback. "From the Hardcover edition."
“A big story: a story about families and identity and race and the American Dream. . . . Jen’s most ambitious and emotionally ample work yet.” –The New York Times“Vibrant, vital. . . . Wise and compassionate, The Love Wife unflinchingly probes the ties that bind–and separate–people, races and nations.” –People“A feast of gab, of proclamation and rebuttal, some of the quirkiest, funniest, most intelligent fictional talk in years.” –Newsday“A lush, funny, yet deeply moving novel of family and identity, a wondrous swoosh of a story.” –The Philadelphia Inquirer