The Deuce – Butler, Robert Olen

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ISBN: 0805031979

Title: The Deuce

Author: Butler, Robert Olen

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company, New York

Publication Date: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Book Condition: F
D-j Condition: NF

Comments: D-j has light shelf wear.


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In The Deuce, Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Olen Butler’s searing sixth novel, the intertwined legacies of Vietnam and America are explored in the startlingly fresh voice of a young Amerasian boy, Tony Hatcher. At age six, Tony is snatched away from Saigon and his bar-girl mother and brought to the United States by his American father, a former Army officer, not a district attorney. For ten years, Tony grows up as ill at ease amid the affluence of the new jersey shore as he had been as one of the despised mixed-blood ‘children of dust’ in Saigon. And in America he has not escaped the stress and the stigma of embodying two seemingly irreconcilable cultures; that conflict rages within him, particularly as he becomes a teenager.

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ISBN: 0805031979

Title: The Deuce

Author: Butler, Robert Olen

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company, New York

Publication Date: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Book Condition: F
D-j Condition: NF

Comments: D-j has light shelf wear.


Synopsis:
In The Deuce, Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Olen Butler’s searing sixth novel, the intertwined legacies of Vietnam and America are explored in the startlingly fresh voice of a young Amerasian boy, Tony Hatcher. At age six, Tony is snatched away from Saigon and his bar-girl mother and brought to the United States by his American father, a former Army officer, not a district attorney. For ten years, Tony grows up as ill at ease amid the affluence of the new jersey shore as he had been as one of the despised mixed-blood ‘children of dust’ in Saigon. And in America he has not escaped the stress and the stigma of embodying two seemingly irreconcilable cultures; that conflict rages within him, particularly as he becomes a teenager.

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