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The Resource On earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel, Ocean Vuong

On earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel, Ocean Vuong

Label
On earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel
Title
On earth we're briefly gorgeous
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ocean Vuong
Title variation
On earth we are briefly gorgeous
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Brilliant, heartbreaking, tender, and highly original - poet Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a sweeping and shattering portrait of a family, and a testament to the redemptive power of storytelling. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family's history that began before he was born--a history whose epicenter is rooted in Vietnam--and serves as a doorway into parts of his life his mother has never known, all of it leading to an unforgettable revelation. At once a witness to the fraught yet undeniable love between a single mother and her son, it is also a brutally honest exploration of race, class, and masculinity"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1988-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vuong, Ocean
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3622.U96
LC item number
O52 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • Mothers and sons
  • Discrimination
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Cultural Heritage
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
Label
On earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel, Ocean Vuong
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1052450975
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780525562023
Lccn
2018046290
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1052450975
Label
On earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel, Ocean Vuong
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1052450975
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780525562023
Lccn
2018046290
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1052450975

Library Locations

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