“Sixty-nine Cents” by Gary Shteyngart

In “Sixty-nine Cents,” author Gary Shteyngart describes a coming-of-age experience as a first-generation Russian-Jewish immigrant in¬†modern America.

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As you are reading, identify the following:

  • The “situation”
  • The “complications”
  • The “lesson” the author learned from the experience.