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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin; 1st edition (2 March 2009)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Mass Market Paperback ‏ : ‎ 312 pages
Condition : Very Good
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780143009610
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0143009610
Item Weight : 300g
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12.9 x 2.8 x 19.6 cm

Sách hiện có tại 205 Trần Huy Liệu, phường 8, Phú Nhuận.

"The Boat" by Nam Le is a collection of short stories that explores themes of identity, displacement, and the human experience through a diverse range of characters and settings.

The titular story, "The Boat," follows a young Vietnamese refugee named Mai who embarks on a perilous journey by boat to escape the violence and turmoil of the Vietnam War. As Mai and her fellow passengers confront the dangers of the open sea, they grapple with their past traumas and uncertain futures, highlighting the resilience and strength of the human spirit in the face of adversity.

Other stories in the collection include "Love and Honor and Pity and Pride and Compassion and Sacrifice," which follows a young writer named Nam as he struggles to navigate the complexities of his Vietnamese heritage and the expectations placed upon him by his family. "Halflead Bay" explores the lives of two teenage boys from different socio-economic backgrounds who form an unlikely friendship amidst the pressures of adolescence and the specter of violence.

Through his evocative prose and richly drawn characters, Le delves into the complexities of human nature and the universal desire for connection and belonging. "The Boat" is a poignant and thought-provoking collection that offers a powerful meditation on the human condition and the search for meaning in an uncertain world.

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