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Ticket to Childhood (Translation) (Paperback) (Nguyen Nhat Anh)

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The bestselling book in the history of modern Vietnam, Ticket to Childhood has been nothing short of a sensation in its home country: it has sold over 350,000 copies and has gone through 35 printings. Ticket to Childhood is a story that captures the texture of childhood in all of its richness. Narrated by a man looking back, we learn of the small miracles and tragedies that made up the narrator’s life—the misadventures and the misdeeds—we meet his long-lost friends, none of whom can forget how rich their lives once were. And even if Nguyen Nhat Anh can’t take us back to our own childhoods, he captures those innocent times with a great deftness. A fable that will charm adults and move children, Ticket to Childhood is sure to capture the hearts of American readers. Now in paperback.
The bestselling book in the history of modern Vietnam, Ticket to Childhood has been nothing short of a sensation in its home country: it has sold over 350,000 copies and has gone through 35 printings. Ticket to Childhood is a story that captures the texture of childhood in all of its richness. Narrated by a man looking back, we learn of the small miracles and tragedies that made up the narrator?s life?the misadventures and the misdeeds?we meet his long-lost friends, none of whom can forget how rich their lives once were. And even if Nguyen Nhat Anh can?t take us back to our own childhoods, he captures those innocent times with a great deftness. A fable that will charm adults and move children, Ticket to Childhood is sure to capture the hearts of American readers. Now in paperback.
Edition: Translation
Number of Pages: 155
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Overlook Pr
Author: Nguyen Nhat Anh
Language: English
Street Date: November 24, 2015
TCIN: 46758733
UPC: 9781468311716
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-6299
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