Panic in a Suitcase: A Novel

Panic in a Suitcase: A Novel

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“A virtuosic debut [and] a wry look at immigrant life in the global age.” —Vogue


Having left Odessa for Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, with a sense of finality, the Nasmertov family has discovered that the divide between the old world and the new is not nearly as clear-cut as they had imagined. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, returning is just a matter of a plane ticket, and the Russian-owned shops in their adopted neighborhood stock even the most obscure… (more)

Editorial reviews (6 reviews)

Panic in a Suitcase is a delightful comic novel from an original voice.

Akhtiorskaya’s sideways humor allows rays of genuine emotion to filter through the social and domestic satire.

“Panic in a Suitcase” is a rewarding biography of displacement, where those left behind are often as disconnected as those who flee for an elusive better life elsewhere.

Book Details  

Publisher: Riverhead (July 31, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 881 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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