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The Book of Salt

(2003)
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"[He] came to us through an advertisement that I had in desperation put in the newspaper. It began captivatingly for those days: 'Two American ladies wish...'" It was these lines in "The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook" that inspired "The Book of Salt", a brilliant first novel by a talented young Vietnamese American writer about the taste of exile.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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"The Book of Salt reminded me how thrilling really fine writing can be, and how rarely one sees it." - Sarah Waters


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Hardback Editions

June 2004 : USA Hardback

Title: Book of Salt
Author(s): M Truong
ISBN: 1-4176-6682-X / 978-1-4176-6682-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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May 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Book Of Salt
Author(s): Monique Truong
ISBN: 0-7011-7522-2 / 978-0-7011-7522-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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April 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Book of Salt
Author(s): Monique Truong
ISBN: 0-618-30400-2 / 978-0-618-30400-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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January 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Book of Salt
Author(s): Monique Truong
ISBN: 1-4025-6380-9 / 978-1-4025-6380-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: RB Large Print
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January 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Book Of Salt-LARGE PRINT
Author(s): Monique Truong
ISBN: 1-84197-669-5 / 978-1-84197-669-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: W.F.Howes.Clipper Large Print
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Paperback Editions

July 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Book Of Salt
Author(s): Monique Truong
ISBN: 0-09-945545-5 / 978-0-09-945545-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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March 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Book of Salt: A Novel
Author(s): Monique Truong
ISBN: 0-618-44688-5 / 978-0-618-44688-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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Audio Editions

August 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Book of Salt
Author(s): Monique Truong
ISBN: 1-62064-932-2 / 978-1-62064-932-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
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August 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Book of Salt
Author(s): Monique Truong
ISBN: 1-62460-259-2 / 978-1-62460-259-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audiogo
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August 2013 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Book of Salt
Author(s): Monique Truong
ISBN: 1-62460-638-5 / 978-1-62460-638-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audiogo
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August 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Book of Salt
Author(s): Monique Truong
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

June 2004 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Book of Salt: A Novel
Author(s): Monique Truong
Publisher: Mariner Books
Availability: Amazon CA