Books The Mountains Sing by Que Mai Phan Nguyen Hardcover, 352 pages, Algonquin, List Price: $26.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Mountains SingAuthorQue Mai Phan Nguyen Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Years after a family is forced by Vietnam's Communist land reforms to abandon their farm, a granddaughter comes of age as her loved ones depart for the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Genres: Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Mountains Sing Book News & Features Memories Of Tragedy Stay With Author Nguyen Phan Que Mai April 22, 2020 Vietnamese author Nguyen Phan Que Mai grew up amid the devastation of war. Her memories of that time, and her family's experiences, became the inspiration for her new novel, The Mountains Sing. Memories Of Tragedy Stay With Author Nguyen Phan Que Mai Listen · 5:26 5:26 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/835258024/840717909" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews 'The Mountains Sing' A Song Of Many Voices March 19, 2020 Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai's new novel is a luminous, complex family saga that stretches across decades of Vietnamese history, from the French colonial period, through war and upheaval to the present day.