The Third Dumpster | Gish Jen | Granta Magazine

The Third Dumpster

Gish Jen

‘Finally, though, it couldn’t be helped; their parents came for a visit. They looked around stupefied.’

Goodwin Lee and his brother Morehouse had bought it at auction, for nothing. Even the local housing shark had looked down at his list and frowned and pinched or maybe itched his nose, but then waved his hand to clarify: no bid. The house was a dog. However, it had a bedroom on the first floor and wa…


Gish Jen

Gish Jen’s works include four novels, Typical American, Mona in the Promised Land, The Love Wife and World and Town, and the story collection Who’s Irish?.

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