The Refugees

Autor: Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Untertitel: Author of The Sympathizer, Winner of the Pulitzer Price

Erscheinungsjahr: 2017

Verlag/Ort: Grove Press, New York, 2017

Seiten: 207

ISBN/Art.: 978-0-8021-2639-9



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Produktbeschreibung

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.