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Perfume dreams

reflections on the Vietnamese diaspora

by Andrew Lam

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Heyday Books in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lam, Andrew,
    • Lam, Andrew -- Family,
    • Vietnamese Americans -- Biography,
    • Refugees -- United States -- Biography,
    • Vietnamese Americans -- Social conditions,
    • Vietnamese Americans -- Ethnic identity,
    • Vietnamese -- Migrations,
    • Refugees -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementAndrew Lam ; foreword by Richard Rodriguez.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.V53 L36 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3399188M
      ISBN 101597140201
      LC Control Number2005012942

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      A perfume smell in your dream is the sign of luxury and pride. If someone sprays you with perfume and the smell is strong, this is the sign of a good friendship. A pleasant smell is the indication of nice things coming your way, while an unpleasant smell means sadness and relationship lacking joy. To dream of inhaling perfume, is an augury of happy incidents. For you to perfume your garments and person, denotes that you will seek and obtain adulation. Being oppressed by it to intoxication, denotes that excesses in joy will impair your mental qualities. To spill perfume, denotes that you will lose something which affords you pleasure. To break a bottle of perfume, foretells that your.

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Perfume Dreams is a meaningful book for our times.''--Maxine Hong Kingston, author of The Fifth Book of Peace and Woman Warrior. ''Much will be made--and rightly so--of the eloquent commentary Andrew Lam's essays provide on Vietnam and the Vietnamese.

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In his long-overdue first collection of essays, noted journalist and NPR commentator Andrew Lam explores his life-long struggle for identity as a Viet Kieu, or a Vietnamese national living abroad/5(4). Andrew Lam is the author of Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, which won the PEN Open Book Award, and East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres.

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In his long-overdue first collection of essays, noted journalist and NPR commentator Andrew Lam explores his lifelong struggle for identity as a Viet Kieu, or a Vietnamese national living abroad.

At age eleven, Lam, the son of a South Vietnamese general, came to California on the eve of the fall of Saigon to communist forces. He traded his Vietnamese name for a more American one and immersed 5/5(2). His book, "Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora" has recently won He co-founded New America Media, an association of over ethnic media organizations in America.

Lam's first short story collection, “ Birds of Paradise Lost ” was published Ma and won a Gold Medal from UC Irvine for contributions to the humanities as well as a Pen/Josephine Miles Literary Award/5.

In Perfume Dreams, Andrew Lam explores his identity as a Vietnamese native living in the United : Andrew Lam. If books were the main theme of your dream the situation in your life is stable and you will make slow, steady progress to the top of your chosen profession.

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Perfume Dreams is a meaningful book for our times."--Maxine Hong Kingston, author of The Fifth Book of Peace and Woman Warrior "Much will be made--and rightly so--of the eloquent commentary Andrew Lam's essays provide on Vietnam and the Vietnamese.

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But not long ago it was time for me to pick up Perfume Dreams, Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, and I began to read. During America’s involvement in the Vietnam War, Lam was the youngest son of a 4-star General of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN).