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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Review: The BoatUser Review - James Barker - Goodreads
A 2-star collection. A 4-star writer. 7 stories. 7 decades. The US. Colombia. Japan. Iran. Vietnam. Somewhere in the mix the voices break, voices merge… this Aussie writer of Vietnamese origin needs ... Read full review
Review: The BoatUser Review - kiko - Goodreads
It takes me four years to thoroughly finish this book. I read the first story four years ago and love this author since then. People in the west tend to consider Le as an immigrant writer because of ... Read full review