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Crossing the River: Short Fiction by Nguyen Huy Thiep, edited by Nguyen Nguyet Cam and Dana Sachs, multiple translators [in AsianWeek]

Crossing the RiverAccording to editors Nguyen and Sachs, “In the history of modern Vietnamese literature, no writer has provoked more debate than Nguyen Huy Thiep.” Indeed, his images of Vietnam are hardly flattering, a country he captures in his descriptions of everyday people trying to live their daily lives.

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, February 6, 2004

Readers: Adult

Published: 2003


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