The displaced : refugee writers on refugee lives / edited by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The sympathizer
BOOK | Abrams Press | 2018.
Available at Chester (305.906914 D) plus 2 more
190 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Introduction / Viet Thanh Nguyen -- Last, first, middle / Joseph Azam -- Common story / David Bezmozgis -- Flesh and sand / Fatima Bhutto -- Perspective and What gets lost / Thi Bui -- How succulent food defeated Trump's wall before it has been built / Ariel Dorfman -- Guest of the Holy Roman Empress Maria Theresa / Lev Golinkin -- The parent who stays / Reyna Grande -- To walk in their shoes / Meron Hadero -- God's fate / Aleksandar Hemon -- Second country / Joseph Kertes -- 13 ways of being an immigrant / Porochista Khakpour -- Refugees and exiles / Marina Lewycka -- This is what the journey does / Maaza Mengiste -- The ungrateful refugee / Dina Nayeri -- A refugee again / Vu Tran -- New lands, new selves / Novuyo Rosa Tshuma -- Refugee children: the Yang warriors / Kao Kalia Yang.
A collection of personal essays by prominent international refugees shares candid reflections on the Trump administration's 2017 executive order to limit or ban Muslim refugees from America.
Nguyen, Viet Thanh, 1971- editor.