The Asia Society Book Salon – On Earth We're Briefly GorgeousVIEW EVENT DETAILS
By Ocean Vuong
This time we will read On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, the New York Times-bestselling debut by Vietnamese-American author Ocean Vuong.
About On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous (publisher's description):
This is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family's history that began before he was born. It tells of Vietnam, of the lasting impact of war, and of his family's struggle to forge a new future. And it serves as a doorway into parts of Little Dog's life his mother has never known - episodes of bewilderment, fear and passion - all the while moving closer to an unforgettable revelation.
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About Asia Society Book Salon
In the Asia Society Switzerland Book Salon we read and discuss fiction from or about Asia in an informal setting. We meet four times a year – in person in Zurich, if possible. For more information about upcoming meetings and books to read, please join the WhatsApp group or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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