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The sympathizer / Viet Thanh Nguyen.

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  • ISBN: 9780802191694 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 080219169X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Grove/Atlantic, Inc. : 2015.

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The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as six other awards, The Sympathizer is the breakthrough novel of the year. With the pace and suspense of a thriller and prose that has been compared to Graham Greene and Saul Bellow, The Sympathizer is a sweeping epic of love and betrayal. The narrator, a communist double agent, is a "man of two minds," a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who arranges to come to America after the Fall of Saigon, and while building a new life with other Vietnamese refugees in Los Angeles is secretly reporting back to his communist superiors in Vietnam. The Sympathizer is a blistering exploration of identity and America, a gripping espionage novel, and a powerful story of love and friendship.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Vietnamese > California > Los Angeles > Fiction.
Soldiers > Vietnam (Republic) > Fiction.
Communists > Vietnam (Republic) > Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Fiction.
Electronic books.
Genre: Spy stories.
Historical fiction.
War stories.

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