Bitter in the Mouth by Monique Truong audiobook

Bitter in the Mouth: A Novel

By Monique Truong
Read by Jennifer Ikeda

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10.29 Hours 1
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Booklist calls author Monique Truong a "gifted storyteller." Here Truong pens a mesmerizing tale starring Linda Hammerick, a woman with a truly unique gift-the ability to experience words through taste. The word "disappoint" always leaves a bad taste in Linda's mouth, like burnt toast. And this taste is particularly powerful around her family. Yet when a tragedy occurs, Linda has no choice but to return home to North Carolina. "[A] powerful novel-Booklist, starred review

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Booklist calls author Monique Truong a "gifted storyteller." Here Truong pens a mesmerizing tale starring Linda Hammerick, a woman with a truly unique gift-the ability to experience words through taste. The word "disappoint" always leaves a bad taste in Linda's mouth, like burnt toast. And this taste is particularly powerful around her family. Yet when a tragedy occurs, Linda has no choice but to return home to North Carolina. "[A] powerful novel-Booklist, starred review

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Truong explores—and explodes—[her characters’] secrets at a captivating pace…Reminiscent of The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.” New York Times Book Review
“A beautifully written, complex story of self-discovery.” Boston Globe

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Author Bio: Monique Truong

Author Bio: Monique Truong

Monique Truong was born in Saigon in 1968 and moved to the United States at age six. She graduated from Yale University and the Columbia University School of Law, going on to specialize in intellectual property. Truong coedited the anthology Watermark: Vietnamese American Poetry and Prose. Her first novel, The Book of Salt, a national bestseller, has been awarded the 2003 Bard Fiction Prize, the Stonewall Book Award-Barbara Gittings Literature Award, and the Young Lions Fiction Award, among other honors. Granting Truong an Award of Excellence, the Vietnamese American Studies Center at San Francisco State University called her “a pioneer in the field, as an academic, an advocate, and an artist.” Truong now lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 10.29
Audience: Adult
Language: English