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On earth we're briefly gorgeous: a novel
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Published:
New York : Random House Large Print, [2019].
Physical Desc:
351 page (large print) ; 21 cm
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"On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family's history that began before he was born--a history whose epicenter is rooted in Vietnam--and serves as a doorway into parts of his life his mother has never known, all of it leading to an unforgettable revelation. At once a witness to the fraught yet undeniable love between a single mother and her son, it is also a brutally honest exploration of race, class, and masculinity"--Provided by publisher.

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Format:
Large Print
Edition:
First large print edition.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780593104293, 0593104293

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Description
"On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family's history that began before he was born--a history whose epicenter is rooted in Vietnam--and serves as a doorway into parts of his life his mother has never known, all of it leading to an unforgettable revelation. At once a witness to the fraught yet undeniable love between a single mother and her son, it is also a brutally honest exploration of race, class, and masculinity"--Provided by publisher.
Awards
Stonewall Book Honor, 2020.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Vuong, O. (2019). On earth we're briefly gorgeous: a novel. First large print edition. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Vuong, Ocean, 1988-. 2019. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Vuong, Ocean, 1988-, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel. New York: Random House Large Print, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Vuong, Ocean. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel. First large print edition. New York: Random House Large Print, 2019. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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