The Leper Colony
by Khanh Ha (Goodreads Author)
In a leper colony, the damned are quarantined; the damned arebanished, untouchable, to dim crouching huts-forever. This is where Phong Nguyen, a Vietnamese emigrant, finds himself in the end of his journey to the "Promised Land"-America. His damnation begins with an angel.
She comes like some angelic being who has descended to earth to confirm his belief: If you wait long...more
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published April 1st 2000 by Xlibris Corporation
(first published 2000)
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Khanh Ha is the author of Flesh (2012, Black Heron Press) and The Demon Who Peddled Longing (November 2014, Underground Voices). He is a three-time Pushcart nominee and the recipient of Greensboro Review’s 2014 Robert Watson Literary Prize in Fiction. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Waccamaw Journal, storySouth, Greensboro Review, Saint Ann’s Review, Permafrost Magazine, Tayo Literary M...moreMore about Khanh Ha...