A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain

Robert Olen Butler, Author Penguin Books $12.95 (249p) ISBN 978-0-14-017664-3

Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, Butler's 15 stories, set in the Vietnamese enclaves of suburban New Orleans, capture the voices of people who have lost their homeland and are trying to adapt to an alien culture. Named by PW as one of the best books of 1992. (June)