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House of Sticks

House of Sticks

A Memoir

Book - 2021
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"A powerful memoir by 25-year-old Ly Tran about her immigrant experience and her recent family history in the aftermath of the war that spans from Vietnam to Brooklyn, and ultimately to the Ivy League"--
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2021
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781501118814
Branch Call Number: 974.723 T685T 2021
Characteristics: 368 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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Tran's debut offers an intimate look at her upbringing and family life, from immigrating to New York City from rural Vietnam as a young child, through her adolescence and early adulthood. -- Library Journal

NEW FOR JUNE! Adult Nonfiction. "’We arrive in the blizzard of 1993, coming from rice paddies, mango trees, and the sun to February in the Empire State,’ writes Tran in the opening passage, recounting how she came to the U.S. with her parents and three siblings. Progressing from their rough ... Read More »

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