The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam Bao Ninh

The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam

Author: Bao Ninh
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Book Title
The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam
Author
Bao Ninh
ISBN
9780525562849
The daring and controversial novel that took the world by storm--a story of politics, selfhood, survival, and war. Heart-wrenching, fragmented, raw, former North Vietnamese solder Bao Ninh's The Sorrow of War provides a strikingly honest look at how the Vietnam War forever changed his life, his country, and the people who live there. Kien, a lone survivor from the Glorious 27th Youth brigade of the Vietcong, revisits the haunting sites of battles and relives a parade of horrors, as he grapples with his ghosts, his alcoholism and attempts to arrange his life in writing. Originally published against government wishes in Vietnam because of its nonheroic, non-ideological tone, Ninh's now classic work has won worldwide acclaim and become an international bestseller.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Bao NinhPublisher: Anchor BooksPublished: 08/14/2018ISBN: 9780525562849Pages: 240Weight: 0.50lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.10w x 0.80dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 102593 / Sorrow of War: A Novel of North VietnamReading Level: 6.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 12
The daring and controversial novel that took the world by storm--a story of politics, selfhood, survival, and war.

Heart-wrenching, fragmented, raw, former North Vietnamese solder Bao Ninh's The Sorrow of War provides a strikingly honest look at how the Vietnam War forever changed his life, his country, and the people who live there. Kien, a lone survivor from the Glorious 27th Youth brigade of the Vietcong, revisits the haunting sites of battles and relives a parade of horrors, as he grapples with his ghosts, his alcoholism and attempts to arrange his life in writing. Originally published against government wishes in Vietnam because of its nonheroic, non-ideological tone, Ninh's now classic work has won worldwide acclaim and become an international bestseller.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bao Ninh
Publisher: Anchor Books
Published: 08/14/2018
ISBN: 9780525562849
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.10w x 0.80d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 102593 / Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam
Reading Level: 6.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 12
The daring and controversial novel that took the world by storm--a story of politics, selfhood, survival, and war.

Heart-wrenching, fragmented, raw, former North Vietnamese solder Bao Ninh's The Sorrow of War provides a strikingly honest look at how the Vietnam War forever changed his life, his country, and the people who live there. Kien, a lone survivor from the Glorious 27th Youth brigade of the Vietcong, revisits the haunting sites of battles and relives a parade of horrors, as he grapples with his ghosts, his alcoholism and attempts to arrange his life in writing. Originally published against government wishes in Vietnam because of its nonheroic, non-ideological tone, Ninh's now classic work has won worldwide acclaim and become an international bestseller.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bao Ninh
Publisher: Anchor Books
Published: 08/14/2018
ISBN: 9780525562849
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.10w x 0.80d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 102593 / Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam
Reading Level: 6.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 12