In a tale that combines the clash of cultures, the lure of the exotic, and the brutal reality of a refugee’s life into a memorable human comedy, we come to understand what it means to be an american. The saviors of this witty novel set in a Vietnamese refugee camp are a pair of americans who find themselves fomenting rebellion. “Eggers is a first novelist of rare taste and intelligence as well as rare experience” (Jane Smiley).
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Though principally about Americans Reuben Gill and Bobbi "Porkpie" Sortini, Eggers's debut novel is set in a Vietnamese refugee camp in Malaysia. Working for a United Nations program, Reuben and ... Read full review