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Linda Lê (born 1963) is a French writer of Vietnamese descent. She was born in 1963 in Da Lat, to a Vietnamese father and a French mother. Refugees of the Vietnam War, Lê and her mother moved to France in 1977. Her father stayed back in Vietnam and died in 1995.
She published her debut novel when she was 23. She was awarded the Fénéon Prize in 1997 for her book Les Trois Parques and the Prix Wepler in 2010 for Cronos.
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