Items related to The Sympathizer (Thorndike Press Large Print Reviewers'...

The Sympathizer (Thorndike Press Large Print Reviewers' Choice)

3.99 avg rating
( 97,841 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781410482624: The Sympathizer (Thorndike Press Large Print Reviewers' Choice)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016

It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and reporting on the group to a higher-up in the Viet Cong. The Sympathizer is the story of this captain: a man brought up by an absent French father and a poor Vietnamese mother, a man who went to university in America, but returned to Vietnam to fight for the Communist cause. A gripping spy novel, an astute exploration of extreme politics, and a moving love story, The Sympathizer explores a life between two worlds and examines the legacy of the Vietnam War in literature, film, and the wars we fight today.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

'[A] remarkable debut ... fills a void in literature, giving voice to the previously voiceless ... An absurdist tour de force that might have been written by a Kafka or Genet.' (The New York Times Book Review)

'A fierce novel written in a refreshingly high style and charged with intelligent rage.' (The Financial Times)

'This impressive debut contains a Whitman-like multiplicity ... A bold, artful and globally minded reimagining of the Vietnam war ...' (The Guardian)

Book Description:

A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, someone whose political beliefs clash with his individual loyalties

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780802124944: The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 0802124941 ISBN 13: 9780802124944
Publisher: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly P..., 2016
Softcover

9781472151360: The Sympathizer: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Corsair, 2016
Softcover

9780802123459: The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)

Grove ..., 2015
Hardcover

9781472154910: The Sympathizer: Hachette Essentials

Corsair, 2019
Softcover

9781472151735: The Sympathizer

Corsair, 2016
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

Nguyen, Viet Thanh
Published by Thorndike Press (2015)
ISBN 10: 1410482626 ISBN 13: 9781410482624
New Hardcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
Hafa Adai Books
(Moncks Corner, SC, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # Hafa_fresh_1410482626

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
61.01
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.28
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Nguyen, Viet Thanh
Published by Thorndike Press (2015)
ISBN 10: 1410482626 ISBN 13: 9781410482624
New Hardcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
GoldBooks
(Austin, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think1410482626

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
62
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.32
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds