Lotus and the Storm (e-bok)
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Utgivningsdatum
2014-08-14
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Penguin Publishing Group
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9780698147492
Lotus and the Storm (e-bok)

Lotus and the Storm (e-bok)

A Novel

av Lan Cao
E-bok (EPUB - DRM), Engelska, 2014-08-14
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A lyrical novel of love and betrayal in the aftermath of the fall of Saigonfrom the author of Monkey BridgeA singular work of witness, inspiration, and courage, The Lotus and the Storm marks the welcome return of Lan Caos pitch-perfect voice, telling the story only she can tell.Four decades after the war, Vietnams flavors of clove and cinnamon have been re-created by a close-knit refugee community in a Virginia suburb. But the lives of Minh and Mai, father and daughter, are haunted by ghosts, secrets, and the loss of their country. During the disastrous last days in Saigon, in a whirl of military signals and helicopter evacuations, Mai never had a chance to say goodbye to so many people who meant so much to her. What happened to them? How will Mai cope with the trauma of warand will the thay phap, a Vietnamese spirit exorcist, be able to heal her?
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