Mountains Sing paperback with author signed bookplate
Preorder before March 17 release. Author signed bookplate included.
Author Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai
THE MOUNTAINS SING TELLS AN ENVELOPING, MULTIGENERATIONAL TALE OF THE TRẦN FAMILY, SET AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF THE VIỆT NAM WAR. TRẦN DIỆU LAN, BORN IN 1920, WAS FORCED TO FLEE HER FAMILY FARM WITH HER SIX CHILDREN DURING THE LAND REFORM. YEARS LATER IN HÀ NỘI, HER YOUNG GRANDDAUGHTER, HƯƠNG, COMES OF AGE AS HER PARENTS AND UNCLES FIGHT IN A WAR THAT TEARS NOT JUST HER BELOVED COUNTRY, BUT HER FAMILY APART.
Born into the Vietnam War in 1973, Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai grew up witnessing the war’s devastation and its aftermath. She worked as a street seller and rice farmer before winning a scholarship to attend university in Australia. She is the author of eight books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction in Vietnamese, and her writing has been translated and published in more than 15 countries. She has been honored with some of the top literary awards of Vietnam including the Poetry of the Year 2010 Award from the Hanoi Writers Association. Her debut novel and first book in English,
The BookBrowse Best Debut Award for 2020