On earth we're briefly gorgeous

ISBN:9781787331501

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'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous' is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family's history that began before he was born - a history whose epicentre is rooted in Vietnam - and serves as a doorway into parts of his life his mother has never known, all of it leading to an unforgettable revelation. At once a witness to the fraught yet undeniable love between a single mother and her son, it is also a brutally honest exploration of race, class, and masculinity.

Format
Hardback
Published
20/06/2019
ISBN
9781787331501
Publisher
JONATHAN CAPE
Weight
377kg

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