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On earth we're briefly gorgeous: a novel

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subject_facetBildungsromans
Family histories -- Fiction
Mothers and sons -- Fiction
Vietnamese Americans -- Fiction
title_displayOn earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel
title_fullOn Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous A Novel
On earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel / Ocean Vuong
title_shortOn earth we're briefly gorgeous
title_suba novel
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Fiction
Literature
Mothers and sons
Vietnamese Americans