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Bangkok wakes to rain : a novel

Author: Pitchaya Sudbanthad
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A house in the center of Bangkok becomes the point of confluence where lives are shaped by upheaval, memory, and the lure of home. Witness to two centuries' flux in one of the world's most restless cities, a house plays host to longings and losses past, present, and future. A nineteenth-century missionary doctor pines for the comforts of New England even as he finds the vibrant foreign chaos of Siam increasingly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Historical Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sudbanthad, Pitchaya, author.
Bangkok wakes to rain
New York : Riverhead Books, 2019
(DLC) 2018045835
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pitchaya Sudbanthad
ISBN: 9781473677272 9780525534761 0525534768 1473677270
OCLC Number: 1037282837
Description: 360 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Visitations --
Arrival --
Cadence --
Birthright --
Outpour --
II. Falling --
Uprising --
Monsters --
Flight --
Impasse --
Heirloom --
Far --
III. Deluge --
Becoming --
Sons --
Possession --
Birds --
IV. Netherworld --
Crossings --
Partings --
Return --
Upstream --
Home.
Responsibility: Pitchaya Sudbanthad.

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An intoxicating collage of lives intersecting around a building in Bangkok.  Read more...

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An important, ambitious, and accomplished novel. Sudbanthad deftly sweeps us up in a tale that paints a twin portrait: of a megacity like those so many of us call home and of a world where sanctuary Read more...

 
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