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The monkey bridge (Sunshine books)

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Published by Wright Group .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Counting,
  • Fiction,
  • Monkeys

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8594624M
ISBN 101556247958
ISBN 109781556247958

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''Monkey Bridge,'' by Lan Cao, is a novel narrated by both Mai and her mother, Thanh. Mai is torn between her present world in America and her family's Vietnamese history, which she discovers by. The Monkey Bridge book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the renowned author of The Rough-Face Girl comes an exquisi /5.   Hailed by critics and writers as powerful, important fiction, Monkey Bridge charts the unmapped territory of the Vietnamese American experience in the aftermath of war. Like navigating a monkey bridge—a bridge, built of spindly bamboo, used by peasants for centuries—the narrative traverses perilously between worlds past and present, East and West, in telling two interlocking /5(47). Hailed by critics and writers as powerful, important fiction, Monkey Bridge charts the unmapped territory of the Vietnamese American experience in the aftermath of war. Like navigating a monkey bridge?a bridge, built of spindly bamboo, used by peasants for centuries?the narrative traverses perilously between worlds past and present, East and West, in telling two interlocking stories: one, the /5(3).

Monkey Bridge is regarded as a significant book in terms of Vietnam War literature and is reflective of the author’s own past as she herself immigrated to the United States from Vietnam in Thirteen-year-old Mai reaches the United States in , on the very day Saigon falls, and moves in with Colonel Michael MacMahon, an American.   "Of Monkey Bridges and Banh Mi Sandwiches" is a wonderfully written tale of wartime family drama, childhood adventure, harrowing escape, and hard work in a new world. The author has a keen eye for telling details, she is a first-rate storyteller--and she has an excellent sense of s: Experience Traditional Vietnamese Dining in Seattle. Located on Market Street in the Ballard Neighborhood, The Monkey Bridge specializes in offering fresh tasting traditional Vietnamese Cuisine. Using only the freshest ingredients, menu items include a healthy variety of spring rolls, salads, rice dishes, noodle dishes, and Vietnamese sandwiches. MONKEY BRIDGE. by Lan Cao. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW A wonderfully written but unengaging first novel about a young Vietnamese refugee who, in , is airlifted from Saigon and only later learns of her family's dark past. Author: Lan Cao.

Level 7 Early readers Increasing amount of text Supportive illustrations Gradual introduction of new vocabulary Offers just the right balance of support. The Monkey Bridge Rafe Martin, Author, Fahimeh Amiri, Author, Fahimeh Amiri, Illustrator Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers $17 (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. In "Monkey Bridge," Ms. Cao, who left Vietnam in and now teaches international law at the Brooklyn Law School, tells the story of a family fractured by the Vietnam War (or, as the Vietnamese call it, the American war). The Monkey Bridge book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The monkeys build a bridge just like the lion orders.3/5(1).