|Monday, May 7, 2018||5:30PM - 7:30PM||208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place|
Kim Thúy reads from her novel Vi followed by audience Q&A.
CBC News describes Vi as “exploring the lives, loves and struggles of Vietnamese refugees as they reinvent themselves in new lands.”
Citation for quote: http://www.cbc.ca/books/vi-1.4480676
The book will be available for sale at the venue.
Born in Saigon in 1968, KIM THÚY left Vietnam with the boat people at the age of ten and settled with her family in Quebec. A graduate in translation and law, she has worked as a seamstress, interpreter, lawyer, restaurant owner, and commentator on radio and television. She lives in Montreal and devotes herself to writing.
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