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Author: Nam Le
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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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Genre/Form: Australian fiction
Electronic books
Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2007037820
(OCoLC)173367525
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nam Le
ISBN: 9780307269461 0307269469
OCLC Number: 429511722
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource ([272] pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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