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The Resource The book of salt, Monique Truong

The book of salt, Monique Truong

Label
The book of salt
Title
The book of salt
Statement of responsibility
Monique Truong
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Paris, in 1934, Binh has accompanied his employers, Gertrude Stein and Alivce B. Toklas, to the train station for their departure to America. His own destination is unclear: will he go with "the Steins," stay in France, or return to Vietnam? Binh fled his homeland in disgrace. For five years, he has been the live-in cook at the famous apartment at 27 Rue de Fleurus. Before Binh's decision is revealed, his narrative catapults us back to his youth in French-colonized Vietnam, his years as a galley hand at sea, and his days turning out fragrant repasts for the doyennes of the Lost Generation. He is a habitue of the Paris demimonde, an exile and an alien, a man of musings and memories, and, possibly, lies. Love is the prize that has eluded him, from his family to the men he has sought out, often at his peril.--From publisher description
Awards note
Originally published: 2003.
Cataloging source
OUN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Truong, Monique T. D
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3620.R86
LC item number
B66 2004
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnamese
  • Stein, Gertrude
  • Americans
  • Toklas, Alice B.
  • Paris (France)
  • Women authors
  • Household employees
  • Vietnam
  • Gay men
  • Cookbooks
Label
The book of salt, Monique Truong
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Mariner book."
Control code
ocm55657455
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
261 p.
Isbn
9780618446889
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)55657455
Label
The book of salt, Monique Truong
Publication
Note
"A Mariner book."
Control code
ocm55657455
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
261 p.
Isbn
9780618446889
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)55657455

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