The Gangster We Are All Looking for

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Price
$16.95  $15.76
Publisher
Anchor Books
Publish Date
Pages
176
Dimensions
4.96 X 8.21 X 0.47 inches | 0.37 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780375700026

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About the Author
LÊ THI DIEM THÚY [pronounced LAY TEE YIM TWEE] born in Phan Thiet, southern Vietnam. She and her father left Vietnam in 1978, by boat, eventually settling in Southern California. Lê is currently a Radcliffe Fellow and resides in western Massachusetts.
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"A brilliant evocation of human sorrow and desire.... Heartbreaking and exhilarating.... As vivid as a fairy tale, as allusive as a poem."
The New York Times Book Review

"Breathtaking.... Flows in luminous paragraphs that mingle past and present, creating a fluid sense of time." --Vogue

"Slender and elegant.... A beautifully rendered description of the personal, psychological and historical threads that link father to daughter." --Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Lê captures the magical thinking of childhood with its shifting awareness of the wonders and apprehensions of life." --Village Voice Literary Supplement