Fiction. "Wonderful.In WAYLAID, Lin has crafted an unforgettable story from the rundown landscapes of the New Jersey Shore and from the ambivalent geographies of his young narrator's heart.Lin is an astonishing talent"-Junot Diaz. "Ed Lin has wrought an Asian American Holden Caulfield whose goal from his tightly conscripted life of working at his parents' motel is to get laid without getting fucked. No model minority success here, this is the harsh universe of working class immigrants, a netherworld that both fascinates and repels"-Helen Zia.
Ed Lin is the author of Waylaid. Published by Kaya in 2002, Waylaid was universally praised in a broad range of publications including Booklist, Asianweek and Playboy. Waylaid was named to Booklist's Editors Choice 2002 list and also won the Members' Choice Award from the Asian American Writers Workshop in 2003. This Is a Bust, Lin's second novel, was published by Kaya in December 2007 to a pre-publication starred review in Booklist. Ed Lin lives in New York with his wife, actress Cindy Cheung.Author City: NY USA