Gold Boy, Emerald Girl: Stories - A Man Like Him Summary & Analysis

Yiyun Li
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A Man Like Him Summary

Teacher Fei becomes obsessed with a young woman he has read about in a magazine. The girl has started a blog discussing her father's infidelity against the girl's mother and his choice to leave the family. The girl previously filed a lawsuit against her father to punish him for abandoning his father and for engaging in the immoral act of infidelity. When the lawsuit failed, the girl started the blog in hopes of ruining her father's ability to make a living, to cause him to be arrested, and to cause his mistress to leave him. Teacher Fei is shocked by the malice in the article on the girl's part.

Teacher Fei cares for his elderly mother. Over the past few years, Teacher Fei's mother has slowly lost her mobility, finally becoming totally dependent on her son for...

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