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Title Vietnam / edited by John Balaban and Nguyen Qui Duc.

Publication Info. San Francisco : Whereabouts Press, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  895.922 V67    Check Shelf
Description x, 239 pages : map ; 19 cm.
Series A traveler's literary companion
Traveler's literary companion.
Note Short stories translated from Vietnamese.
Contents Salt of the jungle / Nguyen Huy Thiep -- The shelter / Duong Thu Huong -- The Saigon tailor shop / Pham Thi Hoai -- The goat meat special / Ho Anh Thai -- A small tragedy / Le Minh Khue -- Crossing the river / Nguyen Huy Thiep -- The stranded fish / Doan Quoc Sy -- A river's mystery / Bao Ninh -- The color of sorrow / Nguyen Qui Duc -- Dark wood and shadows / Andrew Q. Lam -- Remembrance of the countryside / Nguyen Huy Thiep -- The colonel / Thich Duc Thien -- How long until the end of bitterness? / Vu Bao -- Dresses, dresses / Linh Bao -- Fired gold / Nguyen Huy Thiep -- Scent of the tiger / Quy The -- The white horse / Nguyen Ba Trac.
Summary Seventeen stories about Vietnam, the land and its people. They range from Nguyen Huy Thiep's Salt of the Jungle, on a monkey hunt, to Qui The's Scent of the Tiger, on a woman who tames tigers.
Subject Short stories, Vietnamese.
Vietnam -- Fiction.
Short stories, Vietnamese. (OCoLC)fst01117429
Vietnam. (OCoLC)fst01204778
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Balaban, John, 1943-
Nguyễn, Quí Đức.
Other Form: Online version: Vietnam. San Francisco : Whereabouts Press, ©1996 (OCoLC)605062414
ISBN 1883513022 (alk. paper)
9781883513023 (alk. paper)
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