The Disinherited

by Han Ong

Hardcover, 369 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $25 | purchase

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The Disinherited
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Returning to his birthplace after nearly three decades in the United States to bury his estranged father, the corrupt and charismatic head of the family sugar dynasty, a man discovers that he has inherited a fortune that he promptly decides to give away to some needy Filipino, only to discover that his generosity could have unexpected consequences. 15,000 first printing.