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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,190 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Camilla Gibb Narrator: Jenny Ikeda Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Camilla Gibb reached international best seller status with novels that garner immense critical acclaim for their stunning insights into the human condition. In The Beauty of Humanity Movement, three people's lives in modern Vietnam turn on the whims of fate - even as each strives for a finer reality. Freshly returned from the United States, Maggie is an art curator in search of her father. Old Man Hung, a soup seller, may hold the secret that could change Maggie's destiny. And Tu' is a tour guide who will have a stunning effect on them both.

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Alyssa | 2/20/2014

    " I just really, really like pho. The agonizingly detailed descriptions kept me (more like my stomach) intrigued until around page 200, when I finally had some really good pho myself. After that I didn't really have any desire to finish the book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Myhoa | 2/15/2014

    " As a historical fiction goes, it was pretty good. Captivating as it sheds light on new details of Vietnamese life during and after the war. The stitching together of time and generations was quite good. The sexual references weren't necessary (I am never sure why authors feel these are required.) and honestly would have been better without them. I think the way of the Vietnamese people really comes to light - and it shows particularly the humility that some cultures never gain. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Janet Nodell | 2/7/2014

    " Really liking this so far. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Karma Gyatso | 1/16/2014

    " Interesting story revolving around the dialectic between Vietnam just after the war under Ho Chi Minh and present day. "

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About the Author
Author Camilla Gibb

Camilla Gibb was born in London and grew up in Toronto. She has a PhD in social anthropology from Oxford, for which she conducted fieldwork in Ethiopia. Her novels, Mouthing the Words, winner of the City of Toronto Book Award in 2000, and The Petty Details of So-and-So’s Life have been published in eighteen countries and translated into fourteen languages, receiving rave reviews all around the world. She is one of twenty-one writers on the Orange Futures List—a list of young writers to watch, compiled by the jury of the prestigious Orange Prize. She serves as vice president of PEN Canada and is currently writer-in-residence at the University of Toronto.