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Author: Nam Le
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Stories that take us from the slums of Colombia to the streets of Tehran; from New York City to Iowa; from a tiny fishing village in Australia to a foundering vessel in the South China Sea-- while taking us to the heart of what is means to be human.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Le, Nam, 1979-
Boat.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008
(OCoLC)609174640
Online version:
Le, Nam, 1979-
Boat.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008
(OCoLC)609931645
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nam Le
ISBN: 9780307268082 030726808X 9780307388193 0307388190
OCLC Number: 173367525
Awards: Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, 2009.
Description: [272] p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Love and honour and pity and pride and compassion and sacrifice --
Cartagena --
Meeting Elise --
Halflead Bay --
Hiroshima --
Tehran calling --
The boat.
Responsibility: Nam Le.
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Stories that take us from the slums of Colombia to the streets of Tehran; from New York City to Iowa; from a tiny fishing village in Australia to a foundering vessel in the South China Sea-- while taking us to the heart of what is means to be human.

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