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A Long Stay in a Distant Land

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A hilarious and inventive first novel tracing three generations of a death-stalked Chinese-American family in Orange County, California The Lums are cursed: ever since Grandpa Melvin was inspired to join the U.S. army after watching a Popeye movie and-as family lore has it-unleashed a relentless rain of steel death upon the Nazis, Lum after Lum has been doomed to an untimely demise, be it by tainted cheeseburger or speeding ice cream truck. The most recent victim is Louis Lum's mother, at the hands of a medical student ...

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A Long Stay in a Distant Land
2006, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781596910348

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A Long Stay in a Distant Land
2005, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781582345338

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A Long Stay in a Distant Land
2005, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9780786182367

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A Long Stay in a Distant Land
2005, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9780786182374

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A Long Stay in a Distant Land
2005, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9780786183128

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