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«Una narración personal e intimista... Vuong es un escritor sólido y audaz, y su primera novela es muy potente» (Kevin Canfield, San Francisco Chronicle).

«Vuong es magistral creando imágenes impresionistas e imborrables… La novela contiene algunas de las páginas más conmovedoras que he leído en mi vida sobre dos chicos experimentando juntos… Un libro espléndido» (Justin Torres, The New York Times Book Review).

«Una obra maestra… Valiente, reveladora y extraordinaria» (Literary Journal).

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«Una de las novelas más hermosas que he leído, una maravilla literaria y una pieza de una extraordinaria humanidad. Una verdadera obra maestra» (Max Porter).

«Una carta de amor herida e imponente que nunca se enviará. Un poderoso testimonio de la magia y la pérdida. Una maravilla» (Marlon James).

«Vuong se enfrenta a los límites del lenguaje (…) y expande nuestra percepción de lo que la literatura puede hacer visible, pensable y sentible a través de fronteras y generaciones y géneros» (Ben Lerner).

«Uno no tiene muy a menudo la oportunidad de aplicar palabras como “brillante” y “extraordinaria” a muchas novelas, y menos a una primera novela. Gracias, Ocean Vuong, por esta brillante y extraordinaria primera novela» (Michael Cunningham).

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Editorial Anagrama; 1st edition (April 30, 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ Spanish
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 232 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 8433980599
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-8433980595
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 12 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.5 x 0.75 x 8.75 inches
  • Customer Reviews:
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Ocean Vuong is the author of the debut novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, out from Penguin Press (2019) and forthcoming in 12 other languages worldwide. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed poetry collection, Night Sky with Exit Wounds, a New York Times Top 10 Book of 2016, winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize, the Whiting Award, the Thom Gunn Award, and the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. A Ruth Lilly fellow from the Poetry Foundation, his honors include fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, The Elizabeth George Foundation, The Academy of American Poets, and the Pushcart Prize.

Vuong's writings have been featured in The Atlantic, Harpers, The Nation, New Republic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Village Voice, and American Poetry Review, which awarded him the Stanley Kunitz Prize for Younger Poets. Selected by Foreign Policy magazine as a 2016 100 Leading Global Thinker, alongside Hillary Clinton, Ban Ki-Moon and Justin Trudeau, Ocean was also named by BuzzFeed Books as one of “32 Essential Asian American Writers” and has been profiled on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” PBS NewsHour, Teen Vogue, VICE, The Fantastic Man, and The New Yorker.

Born in Saigon, Vietnam, he lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, where he serves as an Assistant Professor in the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at Umass-Amherst.

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