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Ru - Kim Thuy
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3.83 30
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307359711 (0307359719)
ASIN: 0307359719
Publisher: Vintage Canada
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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4.5 Ru by Kim Thuy: Mini Review
This book is gorgeous. A fictionalized memoir that follows its narrator from a childhood marked by both privileged affluence in old guard Vietnam and abject poverty as a refugee in Quebec, Ru is a thoughtful narrative that flows in and out of the narrator's life. Part of it's brilliance and charm is...
Mellkoh rated it
A fascinating little book in a different sort of style. It is kind of like little vignettes, sort of a diary/journal meant to record random memories. This is certainly a very quick read, a read that makes me appreciate the gift of being born in a country called Canada (rather than Vietnam)!
guiltlessreader rated it
Really enjoyed this! Very stark stripped writing, and very unsentimental despite much of it being quite horrific. Full review to come!
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