The Beauty Of Humanity Movement

July 26, 2011|
The Beauty Of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibb
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A Globe and Mail Best Book

Tu'' is a young tour guide working in Hanoi for a company called New Dawn. While he leads tourists through the city, including American vets on "war tours," he starts to wonder what it is they are seeing of Vietnam--and what they miss
entirely. Maggie, who is Vietnamese by birth but has lived most her life in the U.S., has returned to her country of origin in search of clues to her dissident father''s disappearance during the war. Holding the story together is Old Man Hung, who has lived through decades of political upheaval and has still found a way to feed hope to his community of pondside dwellers.

This is a keenly observed and skillfully wrought novel about the reverberation of conflict through generations, the enduring legacy of art, and the redemption and renewal of long-lost love.

CAMILLA GIBB was born in London, England, and grew up in Toronto. She is the author of four internationally acclaimed novels--Mouthing the Words, The Petty Details of So-and-so''s Life, Sweetness in the Belly and The Beauty of Humanity Movement--as well as the bestselling memoir This Is Happy. Camilla has been ...
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Title:The Beauty Of Humanity Movement
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:352 pages, 7.98 X 5.01 X 0.91 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 7.98 X 5.01 X 0.91 in
Published:July 26, 2011
Publisher:Doubleday Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780385663236

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