Dragonfish is an authentic and enjoyable read in which Vu Tran offers insight into the Vietnamese migrant experience in America, and also the wider human condition.
That’s the twin gift of Jerome and His Women: it is an insight into extraordinary times and people, and into a talented researcher and writer.
“But the people in the stars have found out what happened to the cargo they meant for Kailuana. We know that the Dimdims stole it. We are very angry.”
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