Kim Thuy

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Kim Thuy's first novel, "Ru," which fictionalizes her family's long journey from Vietnam to Québec and their discovery of their new environment, won the Grand Prix RTL-Lire at the Salon du livre in Paris, and the 2009 Governor General's Literary Award. She is also the author of "Man" and co-author of "À toi." In addition to writing novels, Kim has earned degrees in linguistics and translation and law, and worked as a farm hand, seamstress, cashier, and cook. More Kim Thuy here.