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The mountains sing : a novel

Author: Phan Qué̂ Mai Nguyẽ̂n
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2020 ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The multigenerational tale of the Trà̂n family, set against the backdrop of the Việt Nam War. Trà̂n Diệu Lan, who was born in 1920, was forced to flee her family farm with her six children during the Land Reform as the Communist government rose in the North. Years later in Hà Nội, her young granddaughter, Hương, comes of age as her parents and uncles head off down the Hồ Chí Minh Trail to fight in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Romans familiaux
Romans historiques
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phan Qué̂ Mai Nguyẽ̂n
ISBN: 9781616208189 161620818X 9781643751351 1643751352
OCLC Number: 1252694350
Description: 342 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The tallest mountains --
Red on the white grains --
The fortune teller --
Getting up and falling down again --
The great hunger --
My father's gift --
The land reform --
The journey south --
The walk --
My mother's secret --
Destination --
The country bumpkin boy --
The way to happiness --
My Uncle Minh --
Facing the enemy --
My grandmother's songs.
Responsibility: Nguyẽ̂n Phan Qué̂ Mai.

Abstract:

"The multigenerational tale of the Trà̂n family, set against the backdrop of the Việt Nam War. Trà̂n Diệu Lan, who was born in 1920, was forced to flee her family farm with her six children during the Land Reform as the Communist government rose in the North. Years later in Hà Nội, her young granddaughter, Hương, comes of age as her parents and uncles head off down the Hồ Chí Minh Trail to fight in a conflict that will tear not just her beloved country but her family apart"--

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