The Resource The refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen

The refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen

Label
The refugees
Title
The refugees
Statement of responsibility
Viet Thanh Nguyen
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Viet Thanh Nguyen's The Sympathizer was one of the most widely and highly praised novels of 2015, the winner not only of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, but also the Center for Fiction Debut Novel Prize, the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, the ALA Carnegie Medal for Fiction, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, and the California Book Award for First Fiction. Nguyen's next fiction book, The Refugees, is a collection of perfectly formed stories written over a period of twenty years, exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family. With the coruscating gaze that informed The Sympathizer, in The Refugees Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth. From a young Vietnamese refugee who suffers profound culture shock when he comes to live with two gay men in San Francisco, to a woman whose husband is suffering from dementia and starts to confuse her for a former lover, to a girl living in Ho Chi Minh City whose older half-sister comes back from America having seemingly accomplished everything she never will, the stories are a captivating testament to the dreams and hardships of immigration. The second piece of fiction by a major new voice in American letters, The Refugees is a beautifully written and sharply observed book about the aspirations of those who leave one country for another, and the relationships and desires for self-fulfillment that define our lives"--
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DLC
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1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nguyen, Viet Thanh
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3614.G97
LC item number
A6 2017
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1971-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nguyen, Viet Thanh
  • Nguyen, Viet Thanh
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnamese
  • Refugees
  • Immigrants
  • Refugees
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Vietnamese
  • United States
Label
The refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Black-eyed women
  • The other man
  • War years
  • The transplant
  • I'd love you to want me
  • The Americans
  • Someone else besides you
  • Fatherland
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
vii, 209 pages
Isbn
9780802126399
Lccn
2016058763
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other control number
40026860052
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951955956
  • (OCoLC)ocn951955956
Label
The refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Black-eyed women
  • The other man
  • War years
  • The transplant
  • I'd love you to want me
  • The Americans
  • Someone else besides you
  • Fatherland
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
vii, 209 pages
Isbn
9780802126399
Lccn
2016058763
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other control number
40026860052
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951955956
  • (OCoLC)ocn951955956

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