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Swimming Back to Trout River

Linda Rui Feng · 8 Summary

Cw death violence ableismLinda Rui Feng s debut novel SWIMMING BACK TO TROUT RIVER weaves together tendrils of its characters lives to create a beautiful complex but interconnected web of life death and the human and nonhuman transformations of things Momo crosses the sea post Cultural Revolution to seek the American Dream and establish a home for his wife and daughter back in China However unbidden memories and traumas hold on tightly to these survivors and immigrants past missed chances with people and things deemed bourgeois by the Red Guard surface tantalizingly close in a way that makes you catch your breath These characters in the book so devastatingly human and whole and broken navigate emotional and physical loss and yet find ways to Dahmer Detective: The Interrogation and Investigation That Shocked The World reorient themselves towards healing and sometimes forgetting SWIMMING BACK TO TROUT RIVER is about leaving youroots but also the ways that fate destiny brings you 20th Century Photography: Museum Ludwig Cologne right back to them Reading this book during this period of my life locked down in my childhood home after flying back to be with my mother in her last moments feels oddly like connected in Momo s unfinished aria of grief Thanks to NetGalley the author and the publisher for the advanceeading *copy in exchange for an honest eview out May 11 2021 Swimming Back to Trout is *in exchange for an honest eview out May 11 2021 Swimming Back to Trout River is novel by Linda Rui Feng about Momo and Cassia s life during China s Cultural Revolution and their immigration to America and their daughter Junie who stays behind in a small Chinese village I loved the characters the setting in various parts of China and the US the history and culture of old and new My favorite part of this novel though was the clever way that the stories within the story connected This is among the best novels I The Scruffy Drunk: The Wife in Space, Volume 2 read all year Aeally beautiful book that brought me comfort during these past few weeks when anti Asian sentiment is high This is a wonderful novel that evokes compassion for immigrants and their experiences and families and their struggles It makes eaders uestion what is home and follows the characters through their understandings of this uestion The novel and chapters are written from the perspectives of four characters Momo Cassia Dawn and Junie Momo and Cassia are a young married couple in China who later emigrate to the US Dawn is the university friend of Momo who ignited his love for classical music While they never stayed in touch Dawn also moves to the US and becomes a famous music composer Junie is Momo and Cassia s daughter who is left in China to be cared for by her grandparents until her parents are able to bring her to the US There were a lot of elements of this book that I loved as they were introduced but I think fell short in some ways For the short length of the book I think it told a number of stories about each character that hovered near each other but never uite touched The plot felt centered on the adults than Junie so I felt tha. A lyrical novel set against the backdrop of China’s Cultural Revolution that follows a father’s uest to eunite his family before his precocious daughter’s momentous birthday which Garth Greenwell calls “one of the most beautiful debuts I’ve Deathless read in years” How many times in life can we start over without losing ourselves In the summer of 1986 in a small Chinese village ten year old Junieeceives a momentous letter from her parents who had left for America years ago her father promises to eturn home and collect her by her twelfth birthday But Junie’s growing determination to stay. T her perspective was lacking where I wanted Junie is a disabled young girl who is left to be aised her grandparents at a young age and promised to be eunited with her parents in America by the age of *12 The emotions of her parents surrounding her disability are mentioned but her feelings are arely talked *The emotions of her parents surrounding her disability are mentioned but her feelings are The Third Lynx (Quadrail, rarely talked aside from her hesitation to move to America Ieally loved Feng s writing style and I thought her
"Descriptions Of Music Were Beautiful "
of music were beautiful the explanations of Chinese words that cannot be translated in English I also think she captured the culture of harbouring feelings that is common in Chinese and Asian cultures and families Mixed Doubles really well I was deeply moved by Linda Rui Feng s debut novel Swimming Back to Trout River It is set during the Chinese Culturalevolution its affects are Julio Bunny and the Foreign Lion (Free Audio Book Inside): --- Easter Book Collection For Kids reverberated out into the future of our main characters The novel opens with a ten year old Junie being dropped off to live with her grandparents in a small Chinese village while her mother departs for America to be with Junie s father in order to find opportunity and a future life for Junie who was born without lower legs Flash forward Junie loves living in the village with her grandparents and a letter comes from her father saying she will be collected to come to America Junie has a deep connection with her grandparents and does not want to leave What is not said in the letter is that Momo her father and Cassia her mother are separated and living in different areas of AmericaFeng writes well about the aftereffects of trauma both physical and emotional In addition to Junie s family Feng also introduces another character Dawn who Momo meets while at university She is a violinist which is frowned upon at the time in the country Feng s description of music and the love for it is very moving There is also is a connected theme about living as an orphan While that is the basic plot of the book it iseally Feng s writing that hooked me in She explores the themes of what is family the important of art is one s life and Von Dr. Jakobsen bestraft - SM Krimi (Teil 3) resilience beautifully It is a stunning debut and I look forward toeading Feng s work in the future Thank you to NetGalley and Simon Schuster for this advance Raja Smurf (Smurf, reader copy in exchange for honesteview DNF at 40%There s a story there but the prose is so overwritten and maudlin sometimes that I just gave up Thank you to Edelweiss for the ARC Swimming Back to Trout River it is a ealistic fiction about the compromises difficulties and struggles of starting over that imm A poignant and profound novel set in China and the US that depicts the intertwining lives of Momo his daughter and the two women who affected him deeply It is also a story about Chinese culture music family dynamics and friendship This is one of those novels that will transport eaders and suck them in until the very endThank transport eaders and suck them in until the very endThank Netgalley author and publisher for the ARC This beautifully writ. Put in the idyllic countryside with her beloved grandparents threatens to derail her family’s shared future What Junie doesn’t know is that her parents Momo and Cassia are newly estranged from one another in their adopted country each holding close private tragedies and histories from the tumultuous years of their youth during China’s Cultural Revolution While Momo grapples anew with his deferred musical ambitions and dreams for Junie’s future in America Cassia finally begins to wrestle with a shocking act of brutality from years ago In order for Momo to fulfill his promise he must make. ,
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Ten novel is set during the time of the Cultural Revolution in China It follows a family that must deal with the harsh effects that the evolution had on them It opens with Cassia bringing her young daughter Junie to live with her grandparents in the countryside meanwhile junie s father momo has already Meanwhile Junie s father Momo has already to the US to pursue graduate school and wishes to eventually have the est of his family join him However Cassia develops other plans and Junie comes to esist this idea as she has developed a close elationship with her grandparents This novel deals with themes of grief hope The Frankenstein Teacher (Corgi Pups) resilience as well as discussions on disability and accessibility Junie was born without the lower portions of her legs and has to find ingenious ways of navigating her environment with the aid of her grandfatherOverall I enjoyed this book immensely It s definitely a slow burn but by the end I felt for all of the characters Thanks to NetGalley Simon Schuster and the author for a digitaleview copy of this book Reading this book was an experience throughout the story I was drawn in by the struggles and minor tragedies of the interconnected characters Tragic is a key *Word For This Book I *for this book I It touches upon tragedies both large and small both historical and personal Although I wouldn t say that it is uplifting it is certainly beautifully written and compelling set against a dramatic historical backdrop I loved the elements of Chinese culture that were introduced throughout the book and the way that culture sometimes came into conflict with itself during the time of the Cultural RevolutionHad things gone a little differently with the execution of this book I think I would have The Case of the General's Thumb rated it five stars It may deserve five stars as my minor issues may in fact be things that other people loved Nevertheless I think that the allocation of time between characters was sometimes strange I enjoyed learning about Momo Cassia and Dawn but the book starts and ends with Junie The start made me think that Junie was going to be the core of the story and that we would get to see her throughout the process of growing up As it turned out she primarily served as a bookend and her mentions throughout the story served primarily to illustrate what sheepresented to her parents This was disappointing to me "ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY BEGAN TO TOUCH UPON HER LOVE "when they began to touch upon her love swimming I would have loved to see of her story Perhaps an opportunity for a seuelMy other issue was the matter of the tragedies It was not a happy book nor did I expect it to be but occasionally the nature of the tragedies that befell the characters felt a little over the top as if to make you emember that this was not a happy book One thing that I felt this way about was view spoilerthe death of Cassia s first love I m not objecting to it happening but the fact that it was bloody visceral and ight in front of herit just seemed excessive to me hide spoiler. One last desperate attempt to eunite all three members of the family before Junie’s birthday even if it means bringing painful family secrets to light “A beautifully written poignant exploration of family art culture immigration and most of all love” Jean Kwok New York Times bestselling author of Searching for Sylvie Lee Swimming Back to Trout River weaves together the stories of Junie Momo Cassia and Dawn a talented violinist from Momo’s past while depicting their heartbreak and esilience tenderly evealing the hope compromises and abiding ingenuity that make up the lives of immigrant. ,


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