Fiction. East Asian Studies. Illustrated by Max Currie. BABY, YOU'RE A RICH MAN follows the story of Kent Richman, a down-on-his luck, B-level variety star on Japanese television who is forced to go into hiding when he becomes the target of an escaped prisoner. Kent winds up at a Buddhist retreat where he embarks on a journey of mishap, paranoia, desperation, and self-discovery that leads to an illuminating showdown as he attempts to right the wrongs of his past. BABY, YOU'RE A RICH MAN offers a unique look into contemporary Japan and the ubiquitous struggle for a place to call home.
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About the Author
Christopher Bundy's fiction and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Glimmer Train, Puerto del Sol, DIAGRAM, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, The Collagist, and many other print and online publications. His work has also been anthologized, including the IPPY award-winning Expecting Goodness & Other Stories (Hub City Press, 2010), edited by C. Michael Curtis. Most recently, he is the author of BABY, YOU'RE A RICH MAN (C&R Press, 2013)