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Thi Diem Thuy Le

lê thi diem thúy was born in Phan Thiet, southern Vietnam. She and her father left Vietnam in 1978, by boat, eventually settling in Southern California. lê is currently a Radcliffe Fellow and resides in western Massachusetts.

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The Gangster We Are All Looking For
Written by Thi Diem Thuy Le
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 2004
$14.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-70002-6 (0-375-70002-1)

This acclaimed novel reveals the life of a Vietnamese family in America through the knowing eyes of a child finding her place and voice in a new country.

In 1978 six refugees—a girl, her father, and four “uncles”—are pulled from the sea to begin a new life in San Diego. In... Read more





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