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The Gangster We Are All Looking For

The Gangster We Are All Looking For

by Le Thi Diem Thuy

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780375700026
Pages: 160
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 4 Mb
Date posting: 2021-04-18


This acclaimed novel reveals the life of a Vietnamese family in America through the knowing eyes of a child finding her place and voice in a new country. In 1978 six refugees—a girl, her father, and four “uncles”—are pulled from the sea to begin a new life in San Diego. In the child’s imagination, the world is transmuted into an unearthly realm: she sees everything intensely, hears the distress calls of inanimate objects, and waits for her mother to join her. But life loses none...