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By Bich Minh Nguyen

The real and compassionate first novel approximately sisters from the writer of the acclaimed memoir Stealing Buddha's Dinner

known as "A author to observe, an enormous expertise" via the Chicago Tribune, Bich Minh Nguyen makes her fiction debut with the deeply relocating and enjoyable tale of 2 Vietnamese sisters. apart from their petite stature, Van and Linny Luong could not be extra diversified. Diligent, unassuming Van works as an immigration legal professional within the Michigan suburbs the place she is living together with her good-looking, Chinese-American attorney husband. attractive, trendy Linny lives in Chicago and has drifted into an affair with a married guy. whilst Van's picture-perfect marriage collapses and Linny reveals herself grappling to flee her dead-end existence, the long-estranged sisters are not able to speak in confidence each other- till their eccentric inventor father calls them again domestic to the Vietnamese American group they fled some time past.

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