Mr. and Mrs. Doctor

Product Number: EB00646098
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781566893985
Publisher: Coffee House Press
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Description

Ifi and Job, a Nigerian couple in an arranged marriage, begin their lives together in Nebraska with a single, outrageous lie: that Job is a doctor, not a college dropout. Unwittingly, Ifi becomes his co-conspirator-that is until his first wife, Cheryl, whom he married for a green card years ago, reenters the picture and upsets Job's tenuous balancing act. Julie Iromuanya has short stories and novel excerpts appearing or forthcoming in the Kenyon Review, Passages North, the Cream City Review, and the Tampa Review, among other journals. She is a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Mr. and Mrs. Doctor is her first novel.

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Author(s): Julie Iromuanya
Awards:2016-Fiction-Finalist-Pen Faulkner Award for Fiction
Original Publish Date: Apr 20, 2015

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