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The Frangipani Hotel

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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.
Authors: Kupersmith, Violet
Uniform Title: Short stories. Selections
Title: The Frangipani Hotel
stories
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Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, an imprint of The Random House Publishing Group, [2014]
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Content Type: text
Media Type: computer
Carrier Type: online resource
Contents: Boat story
The Frangipani Hotel
Skin and bones
Little brother
The red veil
Guests
Turning back
One-finger
Descending dragon
Summary: 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.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 0679645144
9780679645146
Statement of Responsibility: Violet Kupersmith
Subject Headings: FICTION / Ghost Fiction Tales Vietnam Fiction
Genre/Form: Electronic books
Short stories
Topical Term: FICTION Ghost
Fiction
Tales
Additional Physical Form Entry: Print version: Kupersmith, Violet. Short stories. Selections. Frangipani Hotel. First edition 9780812993318 (DLC) 2013013169 (OCoLC)840937227
Publisher No: EB00166481
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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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