Monique Truong was born and raised in Vietnam, and moved to the US after the fall of Saigon. She was an intellectual property attorney in New York, but now devotes herself full-time to writing. Her short fiction and essays have been taught in universities across America. Her first novel was The Book of Salt.
The Sweetest Fruits circumnavigates the globe, introducing three unforgettable women connected by their love for one man. They narrate their own stories and their intrepid search for love and belonging.