The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives

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Price
$16.00  $14.72
Publisher
Abrams Press
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Pages
208
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.1 X 0.7 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781419735110
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About the Author

Viet Thanh Nguyen was born in Vietnam in 1971. After the fall of Saigon in 1975, he and his family fled to the United States. The author of three books, Nguyen is the Aerol Arnold Chair of English and Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at University of Southern California. He lives in Los Angeles.

Reviews

"With tens of millions of people fleeing persecution and conflict today as refugees, according to the United Nations, these voices and stories are more timely than ever." --NBC News online
"... "The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives" seeks to give voice to the experience of being forced to leave one place and seek a home elsewhere, and challenge the political identity given to refugees by virtue of being unwanted."--Bay Area News Group
"There is no single refugee story, and as the editor of The Displaced, a collection of refugee writers exploring and reflecting on their experiences, Viet Thanh Nguyen gives these stories room to breath and unfurl."--The Millions