By: THUY, Kim. FISCHMAN, Sheila, trans.
Random House Canada, Toronto, 2012, ISBN:9780307359704:
Seller ID: 114679
THUY, Kim. Ru. A novel. Translated by Sheila Fischman. [Toronto] : Random House Canada, (2012). First English-language Printing. Pp. (8),1-141,(11). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Winner of the 2010 Governor General's Award for French language fiction. The first novel by the Vietnamese-born Canadian author. "Ru. In Vietnamese it means lullaby; in French it is a small stream, but also signifies a flow -- of tears, blood, money. Kim Thuy's 'Ru' is literature at its most crystalline: the flow of a life on the tides of unrest and on to more peaceful waters. Written with piercing cla... View More...