The Wangs vs. the World (Hardcover)
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October 2016 Indie Next List
“Simultaneously tongue-in-cheek and earnest, The Wangs vs. the World is one hell of a ride. Literally. Join the Wang family patriarch, Charles, as he and his family drive across the country from Los Angeles to New York in shame after his cosmetic company is destroyed by a doomed business investment. Homeless, penniless, yet still fiercely proud, Charles sets out to reunite his children and reclaim the ancestral land of the Wangs from the Chinese Communists. A hilarious, moving, and rollicking tale of family, ancestry, and a worn-out Mercedes station wagon, The Wangs vs. the World is not to be missed!”
— Michelle Chen (W), WORD, Brooklyn, NY
The Wangs vs. the World is an outrageously funny tale about a wealthy Chinese-American family that -loses it all, then takes a healing, uproarious road trip across the United States- (Entertainment Weekly). Their spectacular fall from riches to rags brings the Wangs together in a way money never could. It's an epic family saga and an entirely fresh look at what it means to belong in America.