The Resource The sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen

The sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen

Label
The sympathizer
Title
The sympathizer
Statement of responsibility
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of a South Vietnamese captain--a man brought up by an absent French father and a poor Vietnamese mother, a man who went to university in America--who returns to Vietnam to fight for the Communist cause
Summary
Follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life on 1975 Los Angeles
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2016.
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, 2016.
  • Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Adult Fiction, 2016.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel by an American Author, 2016.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2015
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10409878
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nguyen, Viet Thanh
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soldiers
  • Communists
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Target audience
adult
Label
The sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1067847
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9780802123459
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802123459
  • (OCoLC)890615165
Label
The sympathizer, 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
Control code
1067847
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9780802123459
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802123459
  • (OCoLC)890615165

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