"Heard Nguyen on Fresh Air/NPR and Writers and Company. Finally, a sophisticated insider perspective on the Vietnam war for a change. Nguyen's narrative is all that and more: a satiric thriller that's hyper-critical, surreal and sardonic, with li..."
"Satire, dark humor, farce(regional/ethnic/sexual/religious)... or I mostly enjoyed as such even with the war torn reality and refugees condition, throughout narrator’s truthful confession, no single quotation mark, flourishing to 295 pages.
"More possible than impressive, or less impossible than authentic, giving me a blurred vision not caused by welled up eyes. Many characters appear overkill when first appeared, only some recovered in the later chapter after connect the dots."