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ON EARTH WE'RE BRIEFLY GORGEOUS.

Author: OCEAN VUONG
Publisher: [S.l.] : VINTAGE, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family's history that began before he was born -- a history whose epicenter is rooted in Vietnam -- and serves as a doorway into parts of his life his mother has never known, all of it leading to an unforgettable revelation. At once a witness to the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: OCEAN VUONG
ISBN: 1529110688 9781529110685
OCLC Number: 1111966476
Awards: Long-listed for Dylan Thomas Prize 2020 (UK)
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm

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** Sunday Times Bestseller **Brilliant, heartbreaking and highly original, Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, and a testament to the redemptive power of storytelling.'A  Read more...

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Everything is beautiful in this debut... Vuong has originality running through his veins, and a good deal of humour and impish charm... This impressive debut hints at even greater things to come. * Read more...

 
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