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Souvankham Thammavongsa

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In her stunning debut, Souvankham Thammavongsa captures the day-to-day lives of immigrants and refugees in a nameless city, illuminating hopes, disappointments, love affairs, and above all, the pursuit of a place to belong.

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WINNER OF THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE‘Spellbinding’ i‘Breathtaking’ Elle‘Powerhouses of feeling and depth’ Mary Gaitskill‘Sharp and vital’ Daisy Johnson‘Excellent’ Margaret Atwood on TwitterAn ex-boxer turned nail salon worker falls for a pair of immaculate hands; a mother and daughter harvest earthworms in the middle of the night; a country music-obsessed housewife abandons her family for fantasy; and a young girl’s love for her father transcends language. In this stunning debut, Souvankham Thammavongsa captures the day-to-day lives of immigrants and refugees in a nameless city, illuminating hopes, disappointments, love affairs, and above all, the pursuit of a place to belong.‘There is not a moment off in these affecting stories’ Sheila Heti

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Weight0.142 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 1.5 cm
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