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By Lan Cao

A lyrical novel of affection and betrayal within the aftermath of the autumn of Saigon—from the writer of Monkey Bridge

A singular paintings of witness, idea, and braveness, The Lotus and the typhoon marks the welcome go back of Lan Cao’s pitch-perfect voice, telling the tale in simple terms she will tell.

Four a long time after the struggle, Vietnam’s flavors of clove and cinnamon were re-created through a close-knit refugee neighborhood in a Virginia suburb. however the lives of Minh and Mai, father and daughter, are haunted via ghosts, secrets and techniques, and the lack of their nation. through the disastrous final days in Saigon, in a whirl of army indications and helicopter evacuations, Mai by no means had an opportunity to claim see you later to such a lot of those who intended a lot to her. What occurred to them? How will Mai focus on the trauma of war—and will the thay phap, a Vietnamese spirit exorcist, manage to heal her?

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