Welcome to the dedicated book release dates page for House of Sticks: A Memoir. We gather all the latest book and novel news to bring you the most accurate new release schedule for House of Sticks: A Memoir.
Whether you’re looking for new books released in 2020 or beyond, Book Release Dates will track the release of your favorite upcoming books and tell you exactly when they will be available to pre-order or buy.
If you’re searching for the House of Sticks: A Memoir publication, continue reading below for the answer. Otherwise, if you’re searching for the release of other new books coming soon, be sure to check out our extensive best new releases and book release dates 2020 library!
When does House of Sticks: A Memoir drop? Looking for House of Sticks: A Memoir publication? You’ve come to the right place. See below for the latest House of Sticks: A Memoir publication information!
House of Sticks: A Memoir RELEASE DATE
House of Sticks: A Memoir Synopsis
An intimate, beautifully written coming-of-age memoir recounting a young girl’s journey from war-torn Vietnam to Ridgewood, Queens, and her struggle to find her voice amid clashing cultural expectations.
Ly Tran is just a toddler in 1993 when she and her family immigrate from a small town along the Mekong river in Vietnam to a two-bedroom railroad apartment in Queens. 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 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 path.
Are you eagerly awaiting the release of House of Sticks: A Memoir? Looking forward to reading House of Sticks: A Memoir? Have you already got your hands on House of Sticks: A Memoir?
Share your thoughts on House of Sticks: A Memoir in the comments below!
Missed new book releases? Check out July 2020 releases, August 2020 releases, September 2020 releases, October 2020 releases, November 2020 releases, December 2020 releases, 2021 new books and more new book releases!