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The Resource On Earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel, Ocean Vuong, (large print)

On Earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel, Ocean Vuong, (large print)

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
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. Asking questions central to our American moment, immersed as we are in addiction, violence, and trauma, but undergirded by compassion and tenderness, this book is as much about the power of telling one's own story as it is about the obliterating silence of not being heard
Cataloging source
TEFBT
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 2019b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnamese Americans
  • Adult child abuse victims
  • Coming out (Sexual orientation)
  • Children of prostitutes
  • Schizophrenics
  • Mothers and sons
  • Discrimination
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
On Earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel, Ocean Vuong, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Title from web page
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
sky296429459
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
368 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780593104293
Lccn
bl2019015611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
mv 07/19
System control number
(OCoLC)1089692571
Label
On Earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel, Ocean Vuong, (large print)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Title from web page
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
sky296429459
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
368 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780593104293
Lccn
bl2019015611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
mv 07/19
System control number
(OCoLC)1089692571

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