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The Sympathizer: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Paperback – 25 June 2019

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  • Publisher : Corsair; 1st edition (25 June 2019)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 512 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1472154916
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1472154910
  • Dimensions : 12.6 x 3.6 x 19.8 cm
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The Hachette Essentials edition of a profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel. The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, offering a unique perspective on the Vietnam war. Destined to become a modern classic

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Viet Thanh Nguyen is the author of the short story collection The Refugees and the novel The Sympathizer. The Sympathizer is a New York Times best seller and won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Other honors include the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the Edgar Award for Best First Novel from the Mystery Writers of America, the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction from the American Library Association, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, a Gold Medal in First Fiction from the California Book Awards, and the Asian/Pacific American Literature Award from the Asian/Pacific American Librarian Association. His other books are Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (a finalist for the National Book Award in nonfiction) and Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America. He is the Aerol Arnold Chair of English and Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.

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