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The sympathizer / Viet Thanh Nguyen.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Southbury Public Library NGUYEN/LP (Text to phone) 34019140088170 Adult Large Type Available -

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 663-665).
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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 spy novel, an exploration of extreme politics, and a love story, The Sympathizer explores a life between two worlds and examines the legacy of the Vietnam War in literature, film, and in the wars we fight today.
Subject: Vietnam (Republic). Quân lực > Fiction.
Communists > Vietnam (Republic) > Fiction.
Moles (Spies) > Fiction.
Eurasians > Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Refugees > Fiction.
Vietnamese > United States > Fiction.
Vietnam (Republic) > Fiction.
Vietnam (Democratic Republic) > Fiction.
Los Angeles (Calif.) > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.
Spy fiction.
Spy stories.
Historical fiction.

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