The Sympathizer: (Large Print)

October 28, 2015|
The Sympathizer: (Large  Print) by Viet Thanh Nguyen


A National Bestseller A New York Times Book Review Editor''s Choice An Amazon Best Book of the Year So Far (#5) One of Newsday''s "10 Books Not to Miss in April" A Publishers Weekly Debut Fiction Pick A Library Journal Best Debut of Spring One of Kirkus Reviews'' "10 Novels to Lose Yourself In" and a Must-Read Pick for Spring A Flavorwire Must-Read Book for Apirl Shortlisted for the 2015 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a South Vietnamese general is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his captain, drawing up a list of those who will be on the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that the captain is observing and reporting on the group to the Viet Cong. Exploring a life between two worlds, The Sympathizer examines the legacy of the Vietnam War.
Viet Thanh Nguyen was born in Ban Me Thuot, Viet Nam. In 1975, he came to the United States as a refugee with his family. He received degrees in English and ethnic studies from the University of California Berkeley. After receiving a Ph.D. in English from Berkeley, he began teaching at the University of Southern California and has been...
Title:The Sympathizer: (Large Print)
Product dimensions:672 pages, 8.6 X 5.6 X 1.4 in
Shipping dimensions:672 pages, 8.6 X 5.6 X 1.4 in
Published:October 28, 2015
Publisher:Thorndike Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781410482624

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