ISBN 9780143117506 | 304 pages | 29 Jun 2010 | Penguin | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
Summary of Short Girls Summary of Short Girls Reviews for Short Girls An Excerpt from Short Girls
The authentic and compassionate first novel about two sisters from the author of the acclaimed memoir Stealing Buddha's Dinner
Called "A writer to watch, a tremendous talent" by the Chicago Tribune, Bich Minh Nguyen makes her fiction debut with the deeply moving and entertaining story of two Vietnamese sisters. Aside from their petite stature, Van and Linny Luong couldn't be more different. Diligent, unassuming Van works as an immigration lawyer in the Michigan suburbs where she resides with her handsome, Chinese-American lawyer husband. Beautiful, fashionable Linny lives in Chicago and has drifted into an affair with a married man. When Van's picture-perfect marriage collapses and Linny finds herself grappling to escape her dead-end life, the long-estranged sisters are unable to confide in one another- until their eccentric inventor father calls them back home to the Vietnamese American community they fled long ago.
To keep up-to-date, input your email address, and we will contact you on publication
Please alert me via email when: