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Deceit and Other Possibilities: Stories (Paperback)

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A] searing debut. --i>O, The Oprah Magazine

In her powerful collection, first published in 2016 and now featuring new stories, Vanessa Hua gives voice to immigrant families navigating a shifting America. Tied to their ancestral and adopted homelands in ways unimaginable in generations past, these memorable characters span both worlds but belong to none, illustrating the conflict between self and society, tradition and change. This all-new edition of Deceit and Other Possibilities marks the emergence of a remarkable writer.

About the Author

Vanessa Hua is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and the author of A River of Stars. A National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow, she has also received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, the San Francisco Foundation's James D. Phelan Award, and a Steinbeck Fellowship in Creative Writing. Her work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post. Find out more at

Product Details
ISBN: 9781640093485
ISBN-10: 1640093486
Publisher: Counterpoint LLC
Publication Date: March 10th, 2020
Pages: 304
Language: English