The Lotus and the Storm: A Novel

The Lotus and the Storm: A Novel

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A lyrical novel of love and betrayal in the aftermath of the fall of Saigon—from the author of Monkey Bridge

A singular work of witness, inspiration, and courage, The Lotus and the Storm marks the welcome return of Lan Cao’s pitch-perfect voice, telling the story only she can tell.

Four decades after the war, Vietnam’s flavors of clove and cinnamon have been re-created by a close-knit refugee community in a Virginia suburb. But the lives of Minh and Mai, father… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

Expanding on the questions posed by her first novel 17 years later, Cao’s new epic gives us insight into how trauma reverberates, its fallout stealth, persistent, far-reaching.

A novel that humanizes the war in a way that body counts and political analyses never will.

Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (August 14, 2014)

Format: EPUB

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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