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Sympathizer, The

 

Author/Publisher/Website: Than Nguyen, V.
Copyright: 2016
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Dec/2017
Submitting suppliers: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9780802124944
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses:
12 (View recommended grades/subjects/courses)

Description

This award-winning historical novel, set during and in the years following the Vietnam War, fuses true events with a fictional spy story to follow a communist double-agent who cuts a deal to go to the United States following the Fall of Saigon. He is torn between two worlds and struggles to balance his new life in America with his ongoing role as a spy for his Communist superiors in Vietnam. The novel, suitable for grade 12, has complex conflict and rich characterization and explores moral compromises of war, the immigrant experience of refugees, identity, and love and friendship. Social considerations were noted. +Read More...
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