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The Book of Salt by Monique Truong
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Sep 28, 07

it was amazing
bookshelves: buibooks2006

A beautiful find. This gem of a novel by first time writer Truong shows great promise. A lyrical meditation on love, sex, food, and post colonial identity, this novel about a Vietnamese chef who works for Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas in Paris, is so comfortable in its dreamy imagination and adaptation that is feels ceaseless. It lingers like an ocean voyage.
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Thanh bui u r such a pretentious dickwad!


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