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Edition
Unabridged.
Descript.
1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
Time
10:44:33
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Note
Unabridged.
Performer
Narrator: Quyen Ngo.
Summary
With the epic sweep of Min Jin Lee's Pachinko and Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing and the lyrical beauty of Vaddey Ratner's In the Shadow of the Banyan , The Mountains Sing tells an enveloping, multigenerational tale of the Tr?n family, set against the backdrop of the Vi?t Nam War. Tr?n Di?u Lan, who was born in 1920, was forced to flee her family farm with her six children during the Land Reform as the Communist government rose in the North. Years later in Hà N?i, her young granddaughter, Huong, comes of age as her parents and uncles head off down the H? Chí Minh Trail to fight in a conflict that tore not just her beloved country, but her family apart. Vivid, gripping, and steeped in the language and traditions of Vi?t Nam, The Mountains Sing brings to life the human costs of this conflict from the point of view of the Vietnamese people themselves, while showing us the true power of kindness and hope. The Mountains Sing is celebrated Vietnamese poet Nguy?n Phan Qu? Mai's first novel in English.
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Ngo, Quyen.
ISBN/ISSN
9781690588078 (sound recording)
Descript.
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Summary
A Best Book of the Month/Season: The New York Times  * The Washington Post * O, The Oprah Magazine *  Real Simple * Amazon *  PopSugar *  Book Riot * Paperback Paris  * She Reads  *  We Are Bookish "[An] absorbing, stirring novel . . . that, in more than one sense, remedies history." — The New York Times Book Review “An epic account of Việt Nam’s painful 20th century history, both vast in scope and intimate in its telling . . . Moving and riveting.” —VIET THANH NGUYEN, author of The Sympathizer , winner of the Pulitzer Prize With the epic sweep of Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko or Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing and the lyrical beauty of Vaddey Ratner’s In the Shadow of the Banyan , The Mountains Sing tells an enveloping, multigenerational tale of the Trần family, set against the backdrop of the Việt Nam War. Trần Diệu Lan, who was born in 1920, was forced to flee her family farm with her six children during the Land Reform as the Communist government rose in the North. Years later in Hà Nội, her young granddaughter, Hương, comes of age as her parents and uncles head off down the Hồ Chí Minh Trail to fight in a conflict that tore not just her beloved country, but her family apart. Vivid, gripping, and steeped in the language and traditions of Việt Nam, The Mountains Sing brings to life the human costs of this conflict from the point of view of the Vietnamese people themselves, while showing us the true power of kindness and hope. The Mountains Sing is celebrated Vietnamese poet Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai’s first novel in English.
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. New York : Algonquin Books, 2020. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1290 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1251 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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ISBN/ISSN
9781643750491 (electronic bk)
Call #
940.5345 M
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Descript.
xxvi, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-362) and index.
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ISBN/ISSN
9780062686350
0062686356
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