Dust Child : The International Bestseller

Dust Child : The International Bestseller

Regular price £16.99

Nguyen Phan Que Mai

Category: Fiction General

Publication date: 4/20/23

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

ISBN 13: 9780198810506

Total Pages: 352 pages

Weight: 558

Dimensions: 242 x 163 x 36

A�'Dazzling. Sharply drawn and hauntingly beautiful.' Elif Shafak, author of The Island of Missing TreesA�Four lives, entwined forever by decisions made in a time of conflict. But what happens decades later when they unexpectedly converge once more?A�A�'Dust ChildA�is satisfying, lyrical, and deeply empathetic.A�Nguy��.n Phan Qu��� MaiA�is a born storyteller.' Gabrielle Zevin, author of Tomorrow and Tomorrow and TomorrowA�Trang and Quynh:A�sisters whoA�leave their rural village for the bustling city of Saigon, desperate to find work to help their impoverished parents.A�When they take jobs as �_~ bar girls�_T, paid to flirt with American GIs, they must decide whether they are willing to turn their backs on the people they used to be. A�A�Phong: one of the thousands of mixed-race children abandoned by their American fathers and Vietnamese mothers. Phong grows up surrounded by rejection, insulted as a �_~Black American imperialist�_T, and a �_~child of the enemy�_T. But he never gives up hope of finding his parents and proving he is more than a �_~bui doi�_T: more than the �_~dust of life�_T.A�A�Dan: A former American helicopter pilot still plagued by regrets about his actions during theA�Vi���t NamA�war. Now he has returned in the hope of confronting the demons that refuse to fall silent.A�A�Set between theA�Vi���t NamA�war and the present day,A�Dust ChildA�is a sweeping epic of family secrets and hidden heartache, from an internationally celebrated author.A�'Nguy��.n Phan Qu��� Mai is one of the most unique storytellers of our time.' Natalie Jenner, internationally bestselling-author of The Jane Austen SocietyA Best Book of the Year according toA�Book Riot, theA�BuzzA�Magazines,A�CosmopolitanA�andA�Reader's DigestA Most Anticipated Title according toA�Sydney Morning Herald,A�Salon,A�NB MagazineA�andA�SheReads