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The gangster we are all looking for

by LeМ‚, Thi Diem ThuМЃy

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Diego (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese American families -- Fiction,
    • Vietnamese American children -- Fiction,
    • Vietnamese Americans -- Fiction,
    • Refugees -- Fiction,
    • Girls -- Fiction,
    • San Diego (Calif.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLê Thi Diem Thúy.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3612.E2 G36 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. ;
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3564146M
      ISBN 100375400184
      LC Control Number2002033999

      Get this from a library! The gangster we are all looking for. [Thi Diem Thúy Lê] -- In , six Vietnamese refugees - a girl, her father and four 'uncles' - were pulled from the sea to begin a new life in San Diego, California. The little girl's matter-of-fact innocence masks the.   the gangster we are all looking for User Review - Kirkus A detailed and moving saga of a Vietnamese family in America, subtly assembled from this limpid debut's kaleidoscopic array of gorgeous and troubling word unnamed narrator's musings move /5(6).

      Buy The Gangster We Are All Looking For in Singapore,Singapore. Hardcover UK edition Vietnamese/immigrant story/Vietnam war See review This acclaimed novel reveals the life of a Vietnamese family in America through the knowing eyes of a child finding her place and voice in a new country. In six refugees—a girl, her father, and four "uncles"—are pulled from the sea to begin a new life in San Diego. In the child's im.

      The Gangster We Are All Looking For by Thi Diem Thuy Le. This acclaimed novel reveals the life of a Vietnamese family in America through the knowing eyes of a child finding her place and voice in a new country.   Read "The Gangster We Are All Looking For" by Thi Diem Thuy Le available from Rakuten Kobo. This acclaimed novel reveals the life of a Vietnamese family in America through the knowing eyes of a child finding her Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.


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One of the prevailing themes of The Gangster We Are All Looking For is the elusiveness of our parents' losses and sorrows, how they are somehow ingrained in us and haunt us. If you like books with a "plot," this book is not for you.

To everyone else, and ESPECIALLY to Vietnamese Americans, I highly recommend this lyrical, heartbreaking book/5(59).

The Gangster We Are All Looking For is not written in a strictly chronological sequence, but le's non-linear approach adds to the sense of childlike wonder as well as its sense of permanent loss. Her powerful descriptions and imagery, and her portrayal of her narrator's musings, echoes these feelings and creates an inescapable air of sorrow, as 5/5(5).

Lê thi diem thúy’s poetic novel The Gangster We Are All Looking For imparts the fictional memoir of a young Vietnamese girl and her family of refugees arriving in America circa She is granted asylum in America at six years old with her father.

Together, they spend their first months along with four other male refugees in a San Diego home made available to them by a grieving. The Gangster We Are All Looking For, published inis a novel that takes the reader through the life of a young, unnamed girl—whom we will call “the Girl”—and her family, who have fled Vietnam in the wake of the war with America to live in San Diego, California.

The book draws upon author lê thi diêm thúy’s own experience as a. As novels go, The Gangster We Are All Looking For-- Le Thi Diem Thuy's beautifully told account of a Vietnamese immigrant family -- is soaking wet. The sea is a constant, foreboding presence.

Bodies are washing ashore on the first page and they are washing ashore on the last page/5. The Gangster We Are All Looking For by Le Thi Diem Thuy in CHM, FB2, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().

The Gangster We Are All Looking For is an honest and exciting novel. I wanted to follow the girl's footstep as she was trying to find her place in the States.

I looked forward to the next page and the page after that. It was emotional when her family was having terrifying challenges through the loss of their homes/5. The Gangster We Are All Looking For. Home; Understanding the Novel. About The Author.

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Get this from a library. The gangster we are all looking for. [Thi Diem Thúy Lê] -- In six refugees-a girl, her father, and four "uncles"--Are pulled from the sea to begin a new life in San Diego. In the child's imagination, the world of itchy dresses and run-down apartments is.

Interviewing Vietnamese American book author- Le Thi Diem Thuy sharing her motivation of writing the story about the Vietnam war, how her parent fled to America as refugees in search of freedom. The Gangster We Are All Looking For Quotes Showing of 7 “When I grow up I am going to be the gangster we are all looking for.” ― Le Thi Diem Thuy, The Gangster We Are All Looking For.

The Role of Americans in The Gangster We Are All Looking For. American characters, seen through the perspective of the narrator in The Gangster We Are All Looking For by lê thi diem thúy, appear to play small roles in the contribute a big deal, however, to the trauma, experiences and situations that the narrator and her family faces during her childhood and.

THE GANGSTER WE ARE ALL LOOKING FOR Le Thi Diem Thuy, Author, Le Thi ISBN Buy this book Lê's first novel is a bracing, unvarnished, elliptical account of. The Girl The book begins with narration from a child protagonist who is unnamed throughout the novel, though we have referred to her in this guide by the shorthand of “the Girl” for ease of description.

She is a child at the outset of the novel who. THE GANGSTER WE. ARE ALL LOOKING FOR. By Le Thi Diem Thuy. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $ LE THI DIEM THUY'S first novel is a refugee's story -- a story of Vietnam and America, of. The Gangster We Are All Looking For is an authentically original novel about remembering and forgetting, about home and family, and about trying to find a place - and voice - in a new world.

'A beautiful, deeply moving story of a family. The more I read, the more I felt the family was mine' Jonathan Safran Foer, author of Everything is Illuminated.

About The Gangster We Are All Looking For. This acclaimed novel reveals the life of a Vietnamese family in America through the knowing eyes of a child finding her place and voice in a new country.

In six refugees—a girl, her father, and four “uncles”—are pulled from the sea to begin a new life in San Diego.

The Gangster We Are All Looking For, is the first novel by Vietnamese American writer, Le Thi Diem Thuy, who left Vietnam by boat with her father insettling in Southern California. The story describes the life of a Vietnamese family in America through the knowing eyes of a child.

The story moves back and forth between Vietnam and California.Discussion Questions Use our LitLovers Book Club Resources; they can help with discussions for any book: • How to Discuss a Book (helpful discussion tips) • Generic Discussion Questions—Fiction and Nonfiction • Read-Think-Talk (a guided reading chart) Also consider these LitLovers talking points to help get a discussion started for The Gangster We All Are Looking .The Gangster We Are All Looking For is kind of a shame.

The story of a family of Vietnamese refugees who attempt to make a new life in California is novel, but no doubt has a personal connection for author lê thi diem thúy, who left Vietnam by boat with her father insettling in Southern California.