Ashley interviews Cecile Pin about her debut novel, Wandering Souls. Wandering Souls follows siblings Anh, Minh, and Thanh as they journey to Hong Kong after the last American troops leave Vietnam.
The conversation includes making a girl the oldest child, creating community through food, making a home amidst assimilation, and recalling memories.
Book content warning: death, murder, rape, mention of cannibalism, racial slurs, Holocaust
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This episode was edited by Niba and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.
Original music by @iam.onyxrose