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The Sympathizer

The Sympathizer( )
Author: Nguyen, Viet Thanh
Series title:The Reading Room Book Group Notes Ser.
ISBN:978-1-5333-3510-4
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.99
Book Description:

Whether you are a member of a reading group or a solitary reader, this clear and concise guide to 'The Sympathizer' will greatly enhance your reading experience.A comprehensive guide to Viet Thanh Nguyen's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, this study aid includes a wealth of information and resources: useful literary and historical context; an author biography; a plot synopsis; analyses of themes & imagery; character analysis; twenty-two thought-provoking discussion questions; recommended...
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Book Details
Pages:78
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Thrillers / Espionage
Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / War & Military
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.18 Inches
Book Weight:0.34 Pounds
Author Biography
Nguyen, Viet Thanh (Author)
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 there ever since. He is an associate professor of English and American studies and ethnicity.

He is the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War. The novel The Sympathizer won the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in Fiction, and the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. His latsest novel is The Refugees. He co-edited Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field with Janet Hoskins.

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