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The Book of Salt


The Book of Salt - Truong, Monique
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"[He] came to us through an advertisement that I had in desperation put in the newspaper. It began captivatingly for those days: 'Two American ladies wish...' " It was these lines in The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook that inspired The Book of Salt, a brilliant first novel by a talented young Vietnamese American writer about the taste of exile. Paris, 1934, 'Thin Bin', as they call him, has accompanied his employers, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, to the station for their departure to America. His own destination is unclear: ...

The Book of Salt 2013, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781620649329

Audiobook CD

The Book of Salt 2004, Mariner Books, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618446889

Trade paperback

The Book of Salt 2004, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099455455

Mass-market paperback

The Book of Salt 2003, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618304004


The Book Of Salt 2003, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701175221