An instant New York Times Bestseller! Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel AwardShortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Winner of the 2019 New England Book
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Cassie shared a tip "Beautiful written novel, opening our eyes once again to the struggle of the Bui Doi and the inheritance of pain."
whiskyjay shared a tip "stunningly beautiful writing"
mackenzie_davis_2780 shared a tip "this book is so vulnerable and raw, such a good read."
deborah_armstrong shared a tip "However, this depressed the hell out of me. Beautiful narration though"
ariana_neal_9271 shared a tip "Stunning storytelling, in narration and language. Heartbreaking though."
matthew_mourning shared a tip "So dizzyingly poetic and, well, gorgeous that you'll find yourself only able to handle short bursts without feeling overwhelmed."
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alcqueline_dixon-be shared a tip "Yes, this is a quick read. It is also not my normal reading genre. I found it to be just okay. But, a lot of people liked it."
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sarah_cox_1996 shared a tip "Beautifully written and insightful. A look into the complex relationship between mother and son."
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