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Nguyen, Viet Thanh

4 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "The astonishing sequel to The Sympathizer, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, The Committed follows the "man of two minds" as he comes to Paris as a refugee. There he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their pasts and prepare for their futures by turning their hands to capitalism in one of its purest forms: drug dealing. No longer in physical danger, but still inwardly tortured...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2021

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Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Summary: It is April 1975 and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Nguyen, Viet Thanh

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2017

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Nguyen, Viet Thanh

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Summary: It is April 1975 and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Nguyen, Viet Thanh

Summary: "All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory. Exploring how this troubled memory works in Vietnam, the United States, Laos, Cambodia, and South Korea, the book deals specifically with the Vietnam War and also war in general. He reveals how war is a part of our identity, as individuals and as citizens of nations armed to the teeth. Venturing through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2016

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Nguyen, Viet Thanh

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Summary: Follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life in 1975 Los Angeles.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Nguyen 2015

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen, himself a refugee, brings together a host of prominent refugee writers from around the world to explore and illuminate their experiences. Poignant and insightful, this collection of essays reveals moments of uncertainty, resilience int he face of trauma, and a reimagining of identity. The Displaced is a powerful look at what it means to be forced...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9 DIS

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Summary: To mark its 100-year anniversary, the American Civil Liberties Union partners with award-winning authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman to bring together many of our greatest living writers, each contributing an original piece inspired by a historic ACLU case. On January 19, 1920, a small group of idealists and visionaries, including Helen Keller, Jane Addams, Roger Baldwin, and Crystal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2020

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