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The mountains sing : a novel  Cover Image Book Book

The mountains sing : a novel / Nguyẽ̂n Phan Qué̂ Mai.

Summary:

"The multigenerational tale of the Trà̂n family, set against the backdrop of the Việt Nam War. Trà̂n Diệu Lan, who was born in 1920, was forced to flee her family farm with her six children during the Land Reform as the Communist government rose in the North. Years later in Hà Nội, her young granddaughter, Hương, comes of age as her parents and uncles head off down the Hồ Chí Minh Trail to fight in a conflict that will tear not just her beloved country but her family apart"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616208189
  • ISBN: 161620818X
  • Physical Description: 342 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The tallest mountains -- Red on the white grains -- The fortune teller -- Getting up and falling down again -- The great hunger -- My father's gift -- The land reform -- The journey south -- The walk -- My mother's secret -- Destination -- The country bumpkin boy -- The way to happiness -- My Uncle Minh -- Facing the enemy -- My grandmother's songs.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Fiction.
Families > Vietnam > Fiction.
Vietnam > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Historical fiction.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library F NGUYEN (Text) 000156566 Display -- Lit Lineup Checked out 07/23/2024


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