“Saint Petersburg” by Scott Laughlin

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He flipped a coin on whether to go to Russia or China after graduating with piles of debts and no job. He'd heard there was money to be made for an American. He'd heard wrong. Neither money nor the beautiful women he'd planned for himself are forthcoming. Perhaps his luck will change when he meets Mel Gibson handing out twenties.

Saint Petersburg

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About the Author
Scott Laughlin’s fiction and non-fiction has appeared or will appear in Guernica, Post Road, Night Owl, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, and in the books A Manner of Being: Writers on their Mentors and Such Conjunctions, among other publications. He has an MFA from Converse College, is co-founder and Associate Director of the DISQUIET Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal, and teaches English at San Francisco University High School.
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