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The Frangipani Hotel

Stories

Kupersmith, Violet

(eBook - 2014)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Frangipani Hotel
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A beautiful young woman appears fully dressed in an overflowing bathtub at the Frangipani Hotel in Hanoi. A jaded teenage girl in Houston befriends an older Vietnamese gentleman she discovers naked behind a dumpster. A trucker in Saigon is asked to drive a dying young man home to his village. A plump Vietnamese-American teenager is sent to her elderly grandmother in Ho Chi Minh City to lose weight, only to be lured out of the house by the wafting aroma of freshly baked bread. In these evocative and always surprising stories, the supernatural coexists with the mundane lives of characters who struggle against the burdens of the past.
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, an imprint of The Random House Publishing Group, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 0679645144
9780679645146
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Jul 26, 2014
  • KSerá rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Updated ghost stories that were fun to read, except for "Guests" which was one of the longest stories and a bit boring.

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