The Resource The refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen

The refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen

Label
The refugees
Title
The refugees
Statement of responsibility
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of stories, written over a twenty-year period, examines the Vietnamese experience in America as well as questions of home, family, and identity
Member of
Summary
Author Viet Thanh Nguyen's debut novel The Sympathizer won both the Pulitzer Prize and the Carnegie Medal, among other accolades; readers hungry for more will appreciate the eight stories collected here, written before The Sympathizer was published. While the stories, mostly set in the Vietnamese community in California, represent Vietnamese refugee experiences in the US, the topics they explore -- relationships, grief, the desire for fulfillment -- speak to the human experience. Check them out if you're interested in sympathetic characters, cultural dislocation, or the experiences of refugees. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10550785
Cataloging source
IHE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nguyen, Viet Thanh
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnamese
  • Refugees
  • Immigrants
  • Vietnamese
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Control code
ocn969433261
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
  • First edition.
  • First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
vii, 209 pages
Isbn
9780802126399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)969433261
Label
The refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen
Publication
Copyright
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
Control code
ocn969433261
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
  • First edition.
  • First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
vii, 209 pages
Isbn
9780802126399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)969433261

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