Riverhead

9781594634574

STARRED REVIEW

My Year Abroad

The sixth novel from author Chang-rae Lee is a multilayered, wildly comic coming-of-age tale.

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Review of ‘My Year Abroad’

In Chang-rae Lee’s wildly inventive comic novel, My Year Abroad, Tiller Boardman spends the summer in his New Jersey hometown waiting to start his college junior year abroad in Italy. His mother left the family years ago. His father is sweet and supportive but entirely hands-off. Tiller thinks of himself as an orphan. He is…

Interview with Chang-rae Lee

“I’m certainly not known as a humorist,” author Chang-rae Lee says of the origins of his multilayered, wildly comic coming-of-age novel, My Year Abroad. “But my wife thinks I’m quite funny.”

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