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MEMORIES OF A PURE SPRING, THU DUONG HUONG
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Author Name    THU DUONG HUONG

Title   MEMORIES OF A PURE SPRING

Binding   TRADE PAPERBACK

Book Condition   GOOD CONDITION

Publisher    PENGUIN

ISBN Number    0140298436 / 9780140298437

Seller ID   IM39066

Memories of a Pure Spring is a mesmerizing portrait of modern Vietnam and its people who struggle to survive under the complexities of a post-war regime. During the Vietnam war, Hung, a well-known composer, becomes enchanted by the voice and beauty of a young peasant girl named Suong. He invites her to join his troupe; she becomes his wife and his star performer. But after the war, Hung loses his job, setting off a series of events that drive him and Suong into a destructive spiral. One of Vietnam's most popular writers, Duong Thu Huong draws on her own experiences to describe life at the battlefront, the conditions of a "re-education" camp, and the texture and rhythm, scents and sounds, of a provincial Vietnamese city. Most of all, she tells a haunting, universal story of failed love.

Price = 6.50 USD



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