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Mega Sale! Save 30% on the Gruel by NYQ Books at Charles Freeland Poetry. MPN: black & white illustrations. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. In his first full-length collection, GRUEL, Bunkong Tuon documents the lives of Cambodian refugees and explores the poetic landscape of a Cambodian


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In his first full-length collection, GRUEL, Bunkong Tuon documents the lives of Cambodian refugees and explores the poetic landscape of a Cambodian America. Written tenderly, with honesty, intelligence, and occasional humor, GRUEL is populated by survivors such as a boy who loses his mother to the Khmer Rouge regime, a grandmother who risks her life to steal a few grains of rice for her grandson, an uncle who is beaten by Thai military police for night fishing outside a refugee camp, an aunt who leaves the East Coast to buy a donut shop in California, a father who re-experiences the traumas of the Cambodian Genocide, a young man who discovers Charles Bukowski in a Long Beach public library, a professor who teaches about the horrors of war to college students at a private college in Upstate New York, to name a few. It's a book about memories, ghosts and haunting, personal loss and historical traumas, losing and finding home, discovery and self-invention; above all, it's a book about love, sacrifice, and hope.

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Manufacturer:NYQ Books
Part Number:black & white illustrations
Publisher:NYQ Books
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MPN:black & white illustrations
EAN:9781630450069
Item Weight:0.44 pounds
Item Size:0.31 x 9.02 x 9.02 inches
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Package Size:5.8 x 0.5 x 0.5 inches

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