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Novel Explores Cultural Dilemmas for Second-Generation Americans

For many second-generation Americans, their entire lives are spent straddling a cultural fence. Short Girls, by local author Bich Minh Nguyen, explores how those cultural ties unite a family. Eight Forty-Eight's Book Reviewer Donna Seaman discusses these ties with Nguyen.

Music Button:  The Six Parts Seven, "The Day After The Day After Here", from the CD Silence Magnifies Sound, (Suicide Squeeze records)

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