Everything you need to understand or teach Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart.
Lake Success is a novel by Gary Shteyngart. It follows a successful hedge fund manager named Barry Cohen. In the face of familial dysfunction and a federal investigation of his business, Barry flees his home in New York City and goes on an impulsive cross-country bus trip in an attempt to rediscover himself. The novel explores themes of love, family, money, and politics.