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Ocean vuong' s book of poetry is a fine work of a poet of note. His mother, a manicurist, gave him the name of ocean. Poet and essayist ocean vuong was born in ho chi minh city, formerly known as saigon, vietnam.
The book won a whiting award that. His first novel is one of the most anticipated. He is the author of the acclaimed book of poetry, night sky with exit wounds, which won the whiting award and the t. A copy of the book can be purchased here:.
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