Night Again: Contemporary Fiction from Vietnam

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Linh Dinh
7 Stories Press, 1996 - Fiction - 157 pages
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Including stories by Vietnam's most important novelists, Bao Nihn and Duong Thu Huong, a collection of thirteen contemporary short stories by writers--some of whom have been imprisoned for their writing--explores life under the decline of communism. IP.

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I'm so glad to have stumbled upon this collection of short stories - each one will break your heart in a profoundly unique way. Read full review

Contents

A Marker on the Side of the Boat
7
Without a King
27
Scenes from an Alley
49
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Artist and writer Linh Dinh was born in Saigon in 1963, came to the United States in 1975, and after 24 years returned to live in Ho Chi Minh City in 1998. Dinh is the author of a chapbook of poems, "Drunkard Boxing" (Singing Horse Press, 1998), and the editor of a short story anthology, "Night, Again: Contemporary Fiction from Vietnam" (Seven Stories Press, 1996). In 1993, he was the recipient of a Pew Charitable Trust fellowship for his poetry. His stories, poems, translations, and reviews have appeared in recent issues of the "Threepenny Review", "New American Writing", "Chicago Review", "Sulfur", "Denver Quarterly", "American Poetry Review", "New York Stories", and "Volt", among other journals. His prose poem, "The Most Beautiful Word," has been anthologized in "Best American Poetry 2000".

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