Amanpour and Company

Ocean Vuong on Race, Sexuality and His New Novel

Clip: 10/31/2019 | 19m 5s Video has closed captioning.

Ocean Vuong's debut novel, “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous,” spent six weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Semi-autobiographical, it is written in the form of a letter from a young Vietnamese-American to his illiterate mother. Vuong speaks with Michel about the force behind his creative spirit.

Aired: 10/31/19

Rating: NR

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