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The book of salt

Auteur : Monique T D Truong
Éditeur : Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Fiction : EnglishVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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In Paris, in 1934, Binh has accompanied his employers, Gertrude Stein and Alivce B. Toklas, to the train station for their departure to America. His own destination is unclear: will he go with "the Steins," stay in France, or return to Vietnam? Binh fled his homeland in disgrace. For five years, he has been the live-in cook at the famous apartment at 27 rue de Fleurus. Before Binh's decision is revealed, his  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Novela
Personne nommée : Gertrude Stein; Alice B Toklas; Gertrude Stein; Alice B Toklas; Gertrude Stein; Alice B Toklas
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction, Ressource Internet
Format : Book, Internet Resource
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Monique T D Truong
ISBN : 0618304002 9780618304004
Numéro OCLC : 51171724
Description : 261 pages ; 24 cm
Responsabilité : Monique Truong.
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In Paris, in 1934, Binh has accompanied his employers, Gertrude Stein and Alivce B. Toklas, to the train station for their departure to America. His own destination is unclear: will he go with "the Steins," stay in France, or return to Vietnam? Binh fled his homeland in disgrace. For five years, he has been the live-in cook at the famous apartment at 27 rue de Fleurus. Before Binh's decision is revealed, his narrative catapults us back to his youth in French-colonized Vietnam, his years as a galley hand at sea, and his days turning out fragrant repasts for the doyennes of the Lost Generation. He is a habitue of the Paris demimonde, an exile and an alien, a man of musings and memories, and, possibly, lies. Love is the prize that has eluded him, from his family to the men he has sought out, often at his peril.--From publisher description.

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