Lucky Ticket

Lucky Ticket

by Joey Bui

Published by: Text Publishing Company

256 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781922268020
  • Published: June 2020

$15.95

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A highly original collection of stories by a talented young writer. In the comic-tragic title story, the genial, disabled old narrator sells lottery tickets on a street corner in bustling Saigon. In ‘Mekong Love’, two young people in a restrictive society try to find a way to consummate their relationship. What does it mean to be Asian? What does it mean to be white? And what makes up identity? Lucky Ticket introduces a diverse range of characters, all with distinctive voices, and makes us think differently about identity, mixed-race relationships, difficulties between family generations, war and dislocation.