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The Gangster We Are All Looking For

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The Gangster We Are All Looking For by Thi Diem Thuy Le
  • Paperback $15.95

    May 11, 2004 | 176 Pages

  • Ebook $14.99

    Apr 13, 2011 | 176 Pages

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“A brilliant evocation of human sorrow and desire. . . . Heartbreaking and exhilarating. . . . As vivid as a fairy tale, as allusive as a poem.”
The New York Times Book Review

“Breathtaking. . . . Flows in luminous paragraphs that mingle past and present, creating a fluid sense of time.” —Vogue

“Slender and elegant. . . . A beautifully rendered description of the personal, psychological and historical threads that link father to daughter.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review

"lê captures the magical thinking of childhood with its shifting awareness of the wonders and apprehensions of life." —Village Voice Literary Supplement

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