Doubleday

Rich People Problems: A Novel

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Publish Date: 2017-05-23

Binding: Hardcover

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Kevin Kwan, bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians (soon to be a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh and Gemma Chan)and China Rich Girlfriend, is back with an uproarious new novel of a family riven by fortune, an ex-wife driven psychotic with jealousy, a battle royal fought through couture gown sabotage, and the heir to one of Asia's greatest fortunes locked out of his inheritance.


When Nicholas Young hears that his grandmother, Su Yi, is on her deathbed, he rushes to be by her bedsidebut he's not alone. The entire Shang-Young clan has convened from all corners of the globe to stake claim on their matriarchs massive fortune. With each family member vying to inherit Tyersall Parka trophy estate on 64 prime acres in the heart of SingaporeNicholass childhood home turns into a hotbed of speculation and sabotage. As her relatives fight over heirlooms, Astrid Leong is at the center of her own storm, desperately in love with her old sweetheart Charlie Wu, but tormented by her ex-husbanda man hell bent on destroying Astrids reputation and relationship. Meanwhile Kitty Pong, married to Chinas second richest man, billionaire Jack Bing, still feels second best next to her new step-daughter, famous fashionista Colette Bing. A sweeping novel that takes us from the elegantly appointed mansions of Manila to the secluded private islands in the Sulu Sea, from a kidnapping at Hong Kongs most elite private school to a surprise marriage proposal at an Indian palace, caught on camera by the telephoto lenses of paparazzi, Kevin Kwan's hilarious, gloriously wicked new novel reveals the long-buried secrets of Asia's most privileged families and their rich people problems.

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