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FREE READ House of Sticks 107 Ä [Reading] ➮ House of Sticks ➶ Ly Tran – Berkingmad.co.uk An intimate beautifully written coming of age memoir recounting a young girl’s journey from war torn Vietnam to Ridgewood ueens and her struggle to find her voice amid clashing cultural expectations An intimate beautifully written coming of age memoir[Reading] House of Sticks Ly Tran Berkingmad.co.uk An intimate beautifully written coming of age memoir recounting a young girl’s journey from war torn Vietnam to Ridgewood ueens and her struggle to find her voice amid clashing cultural expectations An intimate beautifully written coming of age memoir recounting a young girl’s journey from war torn Vietnam to Ridgewood ueens and her struggle to find her voice amid clashing cultural expectationsLy Tran is just a toddler in when she and her family immigrate from a small town along the Mekong river in Vietnam to a two bedroom railroad apartment in ueens Ly’s father a former lieutenant i.

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N the South Vietnamese army spent nearly a decade as a POW and their resettlement House of ePUB is made possible through a humanitarian program run by the US government Soon after they arrive Ly joins her parents and three older brothers sewing ties and cummerbunds piece meal on their living room floor to make ends meet As they navigate this new landscape Ly finds herself torn between two worlds She knows she must honor her parents’ Buddhist faith and contribute to the family livelihood working long hours at home and eventually as a manicurist alongside her mother at a nail salon in Brownsville Brooklyn that her parents take over B.

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House of SticksUt at school Ly feels the mounting pressure to blend in A growing inability to see the blackboard presents new challenges especially when her father forbids her from getting glasses calling her diagnosis of poor vision a government conspiracy His frightening temper and paranoia leave an indelible mark on Ly’s sense of self Who is she outside of everything her family expects of her Told in a spare evocative voice that with flashes of humor weaves together her family’s immigration experience with her own fraught and courageous coming of age House of Sticks is a timely and powerful portrait of one girl’s struggle to reckon with her heritage and forge her own pat.

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  • Mai Nguyễn

    FREE READ House of Sticks 107 House of SticksOn the landscape of nail salons and her family’s sweat shop Ly Tran paints the songs of her courage dreams and her fight for sanity and humanity This is the story of a magnificent lotus who rises up from a pond of mud – the mud of poverty racism inherited trauma depression – with the power and radiance of her storytelling This is a book that demands us to look beyond just the name of each and every war refugee This is a book that gives us light


  • Jill Dobbe

    FREE READ House of Sticks 107 House of SticksLy Tran and her family arrived in the US from Vietnam when she was very young Her mother father and three brothers lived together in ueens New York where they found work sewing ties and cummerbunds As children she and her brothers worked alo


  • Tracy.neiman

    FREE READ House of Sticks 107 House of SticksIn stunning mesmerizing prose the author narrates her incredible story of resilience determination and grit as the daughter of Vietnamese immigrants in America spoilers belowThe author recounts the many challenges she faced as she came of age in NYC—from having to work from the age of three assembling ties and cummerbunds in her family’s small railroad apartment to dealing with the constant and lasting impact of her POW father’s PTSD In part


  • Donna Boyd

    FREE READ House of Sticks 107 House of SticksThank you to NetGalley the publisher and the author for providing me with a digital copy of this book prior to publication in exchange for my review House of Sticks by L


  • Marika

    FREE READ House of Sticks 107 House of SticksAuthor Ly Tran recounts her journey from a turbulent life in Vietnam to living in a cockroach infested apartment in ueens NY In lyrical language that belies her reality Tran writes about the pressure that her parents put on her; the pressure to succeed the pressure to embrace Buddhism and the pressure to believe that she doesn't need the eyeglasses that she so clearly needs her father believes that poor vision and the need for glasses is part of a government plotThe burden that Ly carries becomes too much when she is enrolled in college and she bends but doesn't breakA wonderfully written coming of age memoir by author Ly Tran I read an advance copy and was not compensated


  • Audrey

    FREE READ House of Sticks 107 House of Sticks45 starsThis compelling and honest memoir was both heartbreaking and heartwarming Ly and her family emigrated from Vietnam to the United States in the early 1990s Once here they lived well below the poverty line and struggled and scratched out a life Ly’s father was imprisoned in a ‘re education’ camp in Vietnam for over ten years and those emotional scars and ptsd resonated through their family life The biggest fall out was her father’s refusal for believing t


  • Hana

    FREE READ House of Sticks 107 House of SticksThis book is really something So delightfully written and full of emotions that you can sense in every single line Many times I felt the urge to hug the author to help her overcome the struggles in her life I smiled with her when she made some achievements and I also cried It doesn't happen to me very often when reading a book But this one is so touching that you wonder how these things could happen only to one person Definitely worth a read and hope there will be books from