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Author Tran, Phuc, 1974- author.

Title Sigh, gone : a misfit's memoir of great books, punk rock, and the fight to fit in / Phuc Tran.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Flatiron Books, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    92 Tran,P TRA    On Display
Order cancelled for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 306 pages ; 25 cm
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Contents The Picture of Dorian Gray -- The Plague -- Crime and Punishment -- The Scarlet Letter -- A Christmas Carol -- Man and His Symbols -- Madame Bovary -- Pygmalion -- The Metamorphosis -- The Importance of Being Earnest -- The Autobiography of Malcolm X -- The Iliad.
Summary In 1975, during the fall of Saigon, Phuc Tran immigrated to America with his family, landing in small town Pennsylvania. He navigated the push and pull of finding and accepting himself despite the challenges of immigration, feelings of isolation, teenage rebellion, and assimilation, all while attempting to meet the rigid expectations set by his immigrant parents. He experienced abuse, racism, and tragedy-- and found redemption and connection in books and punk rock with affirmation and echoes of his disaffection. -- adapted from jacket and publisher info
Subject Tran, Phuc, 1974- -- Childhood and youth.
Tran, Phuc, 1974- -- Books and reading.
Vietnamese Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Carlisle -- Biography.
Immigrants -- Pennsylvania -- Carlisle -- Biography.
Refugees -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City -- Biography.
Racism -- Pennsylvania -- Carlisle -- History -- 20th century.
Carlisle (Pa.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Refugees.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Title Misfit's memoir of great books, punk rock, and the fight to fit in
ISBN 9781250194718 hardcover
1250194717 hardcover
9781250194725 electronic book
Standard No. 99985569360

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