The Boat (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 13, 2008 - Fiction - 224 pages
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The seven stories in Nam Le's masterful collection The Boat take us across the globe, from the slums of Colombia to Iowa City; from the streets of Tehran to a foundering vessel in the South China Sea. They guide us to the heart of what it means to be human and herald the arrival of a remarkable new writer.

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User Review  - crashmyparty - LibraryThing

An interesting collection of stories. Still not quite sure whether I like it or not. Read full review

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User Review  - Salvatore Leone - Goodreads

Wonderfully written short stories with settings from all over the world. Very good. Read full review


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About the author (2008)

Nam Le was born in Vietnam, and raised in Australia. His work has appeared in Zoetrope, A Public Space, One Story, Conjunctions, and the Pushcart Prize and Best American Nonrequired Reading anthologies. Currently the fiction editor of the Harvard Review, he divides his time between Australia and the United States.

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