Short Girls

Short Girls

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The authentic and compassionate first novel about two sisters from the author of the acclaimed memoir Stealing Buddha's Dinner Called qA writer to watch, a tremendous talentq by the Chicago Tribune, Bich Minh Nguyen makes her fiction debut with the deeply moving and entertaining story of two Vietnamese sisters. Aside from their petite stature, Van and Linny Luong couldn't be more different. Diligent, unassuming Van works as an immigration lawyer in the Michigan suburbs where she resides with her handsome, Chinese-American lawyer husband. Beautiful, fashionable Linny lives in Chicago and has drifted into an affair with a married man. When Van's picture-perfect marriage collapses and Linny finds herself grappling to escape her dead-end life, the long-estranged sisters are unable to confide in one another- until their eccentric inventor father calls them back home to the Vietnamese American community they fled long ago.... in the waiting area. a€œI cana#39;t wait to get out of here, a€ she said. a€œAre you wearing a new jacket?a€ It was a habit they had, appraising the ebb and flow of each othera#39;s wardrobes. a€œSale, a€ Linny began to reply, but was interrupted by a - Linny.


Title:Short Girls
Author: Bich Minh Nguyen
Publisher:Penguin - 2009-07-23
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