A Review of Wild Geese Sorrow by Jeffrey Thomas Leong
A Vietnamese American poet guides his readers through the irresolvable terrain of Vietnamese and American memories of the war-torn past
"When Ma told me about the manananggal — the vampiric monster who divided her body in half, sprouted wings and flew, hunting pregnant women and little children — I did what most kids did when their mother told them anything: I believed her."
"But fear is worse than being belittled. Fear is — risky."