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#1640: Ocean Vuong’s “On Earth, We’re Briefly Gorgeous”

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#1640: Ocean Vuong’s “On Earth, We’re Briefly Gorgeous”
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Brilliant, heartbreaking, tender, and highly original – poet Ocean Vuong’s debut novel, “On Earth, We’re Briefly Gorgeous,” is a sweeping and shattering portrait of a family, and a testament to the redemptive power of storytelling written as a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read.
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