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Follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life in 1975 Los Angeles.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 813.6 NGUY 2015 (Text) 39705000022318 Main Collection Book None 04/17/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0802124941
  • ISBN: 9780802124944
  • Physical Description: 393 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2015]
  • Distributor: [Berkeley, CA] : Publishers Group West.

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General Note:
Includes a new essay and author interview.
Summary, etc.:
Follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life in 1975 Los Angeles.
"It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and reporting on the group to a higher-up in the Viet Cong. The Sympathizer is the story of this captain: a man brought up by an absent French father and a poor Vietnamese mother, a man who went to university in America, but returned to Vietnam to fight for the Communist cause. A gripping spy novel, an astute exploration of extreme politics, and a moving love story, The Sympathizer explores a life between two worlds and examines the legacy of the Vietnam War in literature, film, and the wars we fight today"--Amazon.com.
Awards Note:
Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.
Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.
Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature.
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Subject: Vietnamese fiction > California > Los Angeles.
Soldiers > Vietnam (Republic) > Fiction.
Communists > Vietnam (Republic) > Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Vietnam (Republic) > Fiction.
Genre: Spy fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fiction.
Spy stories.

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