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[Reading] ➸ House of Sticks By Ly Tran – Smrl.me 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 expectationsReading House of Sticks By Ly Tran Smrlme 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 House of PDFEPUB ² 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 in the South Vietnamese army spent nearly a decade as a POW and their resettlement 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 But at scho

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house download sticks ebok House of free House of Sticks PDFEPUBFather a former lieutenant in the South Vietnamese army spent nearly a decade as a POW and their resettlement 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 But at scho

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  1. Mai Nguyễn Mai Nguyễn says:

    Epub Ly Tran ´ ´ House of Sticks PDF/EPUB å House of PDF/EPUB ² house download, sticks ebok, House of free, House of Sticks PDFEPUBOn 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 –


  2. Jill Dobbe Jill Dobbe says:

    Epub Ly Tran ´ ´ House of Sticks PDF/EPUB å House of PDF/EPUB ² house download, sticks ebok, House of free, House of Sticks PDFEPUBLy 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 alongside their parents in sweatshop conditions trying to survive Later on her parents bought a nail salon where Ly also worked alongside her mother Her early life was marked by poverty hunger and hard workLy's father was somewhat tyrannical but Ly always obeyed him even going without much needed glasses for half of her life simply because her father thought eyeglasses were part of a government conspiracy and refused to allow Ly to get them Ly's brothers moved away and created separate lives from their family Ly watched as they excelled in school and work She also did well academically but high functioning depression took hold of her causing her to fail in her first college attempts until she was accepted to Columbia While th


  3. Tracy.neiman Tracy.neiman says:

    Epub Ly Tran ´ ´ House of Sticks PDF/EPUB å House of PDF/EPUB ² house download, sticks ebok, House of free, House of Sticks PDFEPUBIn 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 particular her father’s mistrust of the government led him to disallow Ly from getting glasses when her eyesight started to diminish as he believed corrective lenses were a government conspiracy Over the course of the memoir as Ly’s eyesight worsens this has a devastating impact on


  4. Donna Boyd Donna Boyd says:

    Epub Ly Tran ´ ´ House of Sticks PDF/EPUB å House of PDF/EPUB ² house download, sticks ebok, House of free, House of Sticks PDFEPUBThank 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 Ly Tran is a memoir that will warm your heart while breaking it at the same time It is the story of Ly and her family who came to ueens New York from Vietnam in the early 1990s It is an amazing story of determination and resilience and of big moments like Ly getting into an Ivy League college and also of small moments like the family seeing snow for the first time It is a compelling look into the poverty and the racism that immigrant families face whe


  5. Marika Marika says:

    Epub Ly Tran ´ ´ House of Sticks PDF/EPUB å House of PDF/EPUB ² house download, sticks ebok, House of free, House of Sticks PDFEPUBAuthor 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 believ


  6. Audrey Audrey says:

    Epub Ly Tran ´ ´ House of Sticks PDF/EPUB å House of PDF/EPUB ² house download, sticks ebok, House of free, House of Sticks PDFEPUB45 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


  7. Hana Hana says:

    Epub Ly Tran ´ ´ House of Sticks PDF/EPUB å House of PDF/EPUB ² house download, sticks ebok, House of free, House of Sticks PDFEPUBThis 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 co


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