Pioneer Girl: A Novel

Pioneer Girl: A Novel

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7.99 Pioneer Girl: A Novel

From an award-winning author, a novel about a Vietnamese American family’s ties to The Little House on the Prairie

Jobless with a PhD, Lee Lien returns home to her Chicago suburb from grad school, only to find herself contending with issues she’s evaded since college. But when her brother disappears, he leaves behind an

object from their mother’s Vietnam past that stirs up a forgotten childhood dream: a gold-leaf brooch, abandoned by an American reporter in Saigon… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

The complexities of race, assimilation and cultural stereotypes are thoughtfully observed.

Pioneer Girl’s conceit of layering a literary mystery atop the main character’s struggle simply peters out without a satisfying resolution.

An unexpected pleasure, with a well-drawn and compelling narrator.

Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (February 06, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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