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In this dazzling collection of short stories, the award-winning author of the acclaimed novels Thank You, Mr. Nixon and Mona in the Promised Land—presents a "sparkling ... gently satiric look at the American Dream and its fallout on those who pursue it" (The New York Times).  The stories in Who's Irish? show us the children of immigrants looking wonderingly at their parents' efforts to assimilate, while the older generation asks how so much selfless hard work on their part can have yielded them offspring who'd sooner drop out of life than succeed at it.  With dazzling wit and compassion, Gish Jen looks at ambition and compromise at century's end and finds that much of the action is as familiar—and as strange—as the things we know to be most deeply true about ourselves.

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✓ Title: Who's Irish?: Stories
✓ Rating : 4.5 from 5 stars (57 reviews)
✓ ISBN-10: 0375705929
✓ ISBN-13: 9780375705922
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Reader's opinions about Who's Irish? by Gish Jen

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Simona Skinner
This book was a gripping and unforgettable experience. The intricate plot kept me guessing, and I couldn't wait to uncover the next layer of the story. The character development was exceptional, and I felt a deep connection with each one. The themes explored resonated with me on a personal level, and I found myself contemplating them long after finishing the book.
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Verda Harvey
This book was an absolute gem! The author's writing style was poetic and evocative, creating a world that came alive in my imagination. The complex characters were relatable and flawed, making their journey all the more compelling. I experienced a whirlwind of emotions, from laughter to tears, as I followed their adventures. Truly a book that touched my heart.
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Trix Parsons
This book was a true masterpiece. The author's command of language and storytelling was superb. The characters were wonderfully developed, and their relationships felt authentic. The themes of love, identity, and redemption added depth to the narrative. A mesmerizing read that left me with a lingering sense of wonder and contemplation.

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