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Brilliant, heartbreaking, tender, and highly original - poet Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a sweeping and shattering portrait of a family, and a testament to the redemptive power of storytelling On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Wr ...
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The novel is a meditation on memory, identity, sexuality and race - but also a frank confession of Vuong's first sexual relationship, with a boy on a tobacco farm - a confession his mother will never be able to read, because she cannot read.
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A haunting debut that is simultaneously dreamlike and visceral, vulnerable and redemptive, and risks the painful rewards of emotional honesty.
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