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By Ling Ma
ISBN: 9781250214997
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Picador - May 7th, 2019


Candace Chen, one of the last people alive in New York City after a fungal infection spreads across the world, spends her days as the sole employee of a defunct publishing company. Darkly and dryly humorous, the novel is a zombie horror story, an office satire, a coming of age narrative, an immigrant saga, and a mediation on the perils and pleasures of nostalgia. 

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