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The mountains sing : a novel.

Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Fiction; Families -- Vietnam -- Fiction; Family life -- Vietnam -- FictionVietnam -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: "The multigenerational tale of the Tr̀ân family, set against the backdrop of the Vîẹt Nam War. Tr̀ân Dịêu Lan, who ...

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Build your house around my body : a novel.

Subjects: Missing persons -- Fiction; Women -- Vietnam -- Fiction; Revenge -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: "In 1986, the teenage daughter of a wealthy family gets lost in an abandoned rubber plantation while fleeing her angry father and is forever changed ...

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Aftermath: An Anthology of Post-Vietnam Fiction

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; Aftermath: An Anthology of Post-Vietnam Fiction (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. Oct, 1995, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p108, 2 p.

  • Abstract: * By the time Saigon fell, Americans were so sadly familiar with the war's televised jungle patrols, booby traps, napalmed earth, and body bags that little ...

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December stillness.

Subjects: Homeless persons -- Fiction; Veterans -- Vietnam -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Thirteen-year-old Kelly tries to befriend Mr. Weems, a disturbed homeless Vietnam War veteran who spends his days in her suburban ...

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Paradise of the blind.

Subjects: Vietnam -- Fiction; Life cycles (Biology); Mothers and daughters

  • Abstract: Summary: Hang, a modern Vietnamese woman, is forced to grow up quickly in her turbulent country, squeezed between traditional gender roles and the rampant corruption ...

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State-born journalist pens first novel, set in Vietnam; FICTION; 'FIVE O'CLOCK FOLLIES' IS SHAPED BY CAREER

  • Authors : By:Mary McReynolds

  • Source: Oklahoman, The (Oklahoma City, OK), October 14, 2012 LIFE DRIVE, 3pp

  • Abstract: Touting her first work of fiction as a novel of the press in Vietnam, Oklahoma City-born Theasa ...

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Obama spreading propaganda of Vietnam fiction

  • Authors : By:Cal Thomas

  • Source: Bristol Herald Courier (VA), July 31, 2013 Opinion Columns, 3pp

  • Abstract: When it comes to Vietnam, I'm all for moving on, putting the past behind us, looking forward, letting bygones be bygones, ...

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Underbelly Vietnam; FICTION

  • Authors : By:CHRIS FLYNN

  • Source: Age, The (Melbourne, Australia), October 27, 2012 Life & Style First, p. 34 3pp

  • Abstract: THE DARKEST LITTLE ROOM By Patrick Holland Transit Lounge, $29.95 REVIEW CHRIS FLYNN INDEPENDENT Melbourne publisher Transit Lounge has made a significant mark on the Australian ...

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Lust and emotion in modern-day Vietnam; FICTION

  • Authors : By:Meredith Lewin

  • Source: Sun Herald, The (Sydney, Australia), September 16, 2012 Unwind First, p. 15 2pp

  • Abstract: Fishing for Tigers Emily Maguire (Picador, $29.99) Reviewed by Meredith Lewin At the heart of Australian writer Emily Maguire's work lies an urgent need to pull ...

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Academic Journal

To Search for Understanding: A Conversation with Quan Manh Ha and Joseph Babcock about Other Moons: Vietnamese Short Stories of the American War and Its Aftermath.

Subjects: *CREATIVE writing; *TEACHINGOTHER Moons: Vietnamese Short Stories of the American War & Its Aftermath (Book)QUAN Manh Ha; BABCOCK, Joseph

  • Source: War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. 2021, Vol. 33, p27-54. 28p.

  • Abstract: The article presents an interview with authors Quan Manh Ha and Joseph Babcock. Quan Manh Ha discusses his book "Other Moons: Vietnamese Short Stories of ...

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The headmaster's wager : a novel.

Subjects: School principals -- Fiction; Fathers and sons -- Fiction; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- FictionHo Chi Minh City (Vietnam) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Percival Chen, a headmaster at a prestigious English-language school in 1960s Saigon, must exile his trouble-making son and to deal with his troubles and ...

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On earth we're briefly gorgeous.

Subjects: Mother and child -- FictionVietnam -- Fiction

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A REMF's View of Viet Nam War Literature Bibliography.

Subjects: Academic Libraries; Fiction; Higher Education

  • Source: 10 pp.

  • Abstract: An academic librarian who is a Vietnam War veteran was inspired by the exemplary collection of Vietnam ...

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The headmaster's wager : a novel.

Subjects: School principals -- Fiction; Fathers and sons -- Fiction; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- FictionHo Chi Minh City (Vietnam) -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Percival Chen, a headmaster at a prestigious English-language school in 1960s Saigon, must exile his trouble-making son and to deal with his troubles and ...

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Fiction based on war truth revisited

  • Authors : By:Steve Bennett

  • Source: San Antonio Express-News (TX), March 24, 2010 S.A. Life STATE&METRO, 3pp

  • Abstract: One of the things Tim O'Brien carries with him is a memory of his hands. "I can remember looking at my hands out in the ...

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Fiction based on war truth revisited Vietnam vet Tim O'Brien's gut-wrenching story turns 20 O'BRIEN: Writer seeks to place reader in the war zone

  • Authors : By:By STEVE BENNETT

  • Source: Houston Chronicle (TX), March 24, 2010 Star 3 STAR, p. 1 3pp

  • Abstract: One of the things Tim O'Brien carries with him is a memory of his hands. "I can remember looking at my hands out in the ...

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West/Border/Road : Nation and Genre in Contemporary Canadian Narrative

Subjects: Popular culture--United States; Popular culture--CanadaLITERARY CRITICISM / Canadian

  • Abstract: The North American entertainment industry is rapidly consolidating, and new modes of technological delivery challenge Canadian content regulations. An understanding of how Canadian culture negotiates ...

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The book of salt.

Subjects: Americans -- Foreign countries -- France -- Fiction; Biographical fiction; Cooking -- FictionParis (France) -- Fiction; Vietnam -- FictionStein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 -- Fiction; Toklas, Alice B. -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: A Vietnamese man working as Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas's cook in 1934 Paris looks back on his early life in his native country ...

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Academic Journal

Memory and Meaning: The Need for Narrative Reflections on the Symposium "Twentieth Century Warfare and American Memory" Regis University, Denver, Colorado, November 13-14, 2009.

Subjects: *AMERICAN war stories; *NARRATIVES; *MEANING (Psychology)DENVER (Colo.); COLORADO

  • Source: War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. 2011, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p22-33. 12p.

  • Abstract: The author discusses the memory and meaning of narrative reflections during the "Twentieth Century Warfare and American Memory" symposium held at Regis University in Denver, ...

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Gathering Noise From My Life : A Camouflaged Memoir

Subjects: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General; BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs

  • Abstract: The noise gathered from a lifetime of engaging with war, race, religion, memory, illness, and family echoes through the vignettes, quotations, graffiti, and poetry that ...

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Art As Therapy: The Biography of a Novel.

Subjects: *FICTION writing; *THERAPEUTICS; *VIETNAM veteransSECOND Tour, The (Book)

  • Source: War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. 2009, Vol. 21 Issue 1/2, p384-398. 15p.

  • Abstract: The article presents the author's reflections regarding the use of writing as a therapeutic practice for war veterans. The author's personal experiences in writing the ...

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Academic Journal

Things to Pack When You're Bound for Baghdad.

Subjects: THINGS to Pack When You're Bound for Baghdad (Short story)

  • Source: War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. 2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1/2, p121-141. 21p.

  • Abstract: The short story "Things to Pack When You're Bound for Baghdad," by Jason Armagost, is presented.

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DERELICTION OF DUTY OR THE WRONG WAR? Learning the Lessons of Vietnam.

Subjects: *VIETNAM War, 1961-1975; *MILITARY strategyUNITED States

  • Source: War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. Spring/Summer1999, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p228. 12p.

  • Abstract: Comments on the defeat of the US in the Vietnam War. Lack of direction in the US strategy in the war; ...

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When War Becomes Personal : Soldiers' Accounts From the Civil War to Iraq

Subjects: Soldiers--United States--Biography--Anecdotes; Soldiers' writings, AmericanHISTORY / General; HISTORY / Military / General

  • Abstract: Donald Anderson, a former U.S. Air Force officer, has compiled a haunting anthology of personal essays and short memoirs that span more than 100 years ...

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Role Reversal: Hollywood writers take their act from print to screen, and vice versa.

Subjects: *FILM adaptationsRIDLEY, John, 1965-; FISHER, Antwone, 1959-

  • Source: Black Issues Book Review. Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p24-26. 3p. 3 Color Photographs.

  • Abstract: Provides information on the book-to-movie and vice versa trend in the U.S. entertainment industry, as of July 2002. Novels written by writer-producer-director John Ridley; Distinction ...

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Being adopted: books to help children understand.

  • Source: Emergency Librarian; May/June 1993, Vol. 20, p28-31, 4p

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The Wars we took to Vietnam: Cultural Conflict and Storytelling

  • Source: National Forum. Summer, 1997, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p44, 2 p.

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Americans at War: Society, Culture, and the Homefront, 4 Volume Set

Subjects: War and society--United States--HistoryHISTORY / United States / State & Local / General

  • Abstract: This unique, four-volume set explains to students how mobilization for war and how wars themselves have altered the fabric of everyday life. Written by scholars ...

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Without remorse.

Subjects: Spy stories; Prisoners of war -- FictionVietnam -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: John Kelly tries to juggle two assignments helping a friend and rescuing a group of prisoners in a North Vietnamese prisoner-of-war camp.

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Song of the buffalo boy.

Subjects: Americans -- FictionVietnam -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Shunned and mistreated because of her mixed heritage, and determined to avoid an arranged marriage, seventeen-year-old Loi runs away to Ho Chi Minh City ...

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The Quiet American.

Subjects: Vietnam -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: An eager American envoy is mysteriously assigned to Saigon during the French occupation of Indochina.

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Song of the buffalo boy.

Subjects: Amerasians -- Fiction; Americans -- FictionVietnam -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Shunned and mistreated because of her mixed heritage and determined to avoid an arranged marriage, seventeen-year-old Loi runs away to Ho Chi Minh City ...

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The Columbia Guide to the Vietnam War

Subjects: Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975HISTORY / Wars & Conflicts / Vietnam War; HISTORY / United States / 20th Century; REFERENCE / Research

  • Abstract: More than a quarter of a century after the last Marine Corps Huey left the American embassy in Saigon, the lessons and legacies of the ...

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Academic Journal

Foreign Objects, or, DeLillo Minimalist.

Subjects: MINIMALISM (Literature); AMERICAN fiction; MODERNIZATION theoryVIETNAM; IRANWHITE Noise (Book : DeLillo)...

  • Source: Studies in American Fiction; Spring2010, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p101-125, 25p

  • Abstract: The article examines the minimalist strategy of author Don DeLillo in his novel "White Noise." The relationship between U.S. fiction ...

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Review

Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point.

Subjects: *WAR & literature; *NONFICTIONSOLDIER'S Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace & War at West Point (Book)SAMET, Elizabeth D.

  • Source: Publishers Weekly. 8/13/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 32, p58-58. 1/5p.

  • Abstract: The article reviews the book "Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point," by Elizabeth D. Samet.

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Of Rice and Men: A Novel of Vietnam.

Subjects: *WIT & humor; *FICTIONOF Rice & Men: A Novel of Vietnam (Book)GALLI, Richard

  • Source: Publishers Weekly. 10/10/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 40, p34-34. 1/4p.

  • Abstract: Reviews the book "Of Rice and Men: A Novel of Vietnam," by Richard Galli.

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Fire Road

Subjects: FICTION / Crime; FICTION / Political

  • Abstract: Stephen Mann-- loyal son, war veteran, divorced father--is the subject of Donald Anderson's contemporary short-story cycle, Fire Road. In this award-winning collection, Mann negotiates life's ...

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Butler, Robert Olen, Jr

Subjects: Literary prizes; American fiction; American writers

  • Source: Contemporary Novelists. 2001, p165-167.

  • Abstract: BUTLER, Robert Olen, Jr. American. Granite City, Illinois, 20 January 1945. Northwestern University, B.S. 1967; University of Iowa, M.A. 1969; postgraduate study at the New School for ...

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Berger, Thomas (Louis)

Subjects: Literary styles; American writers; Sagas

  • Source: Contemporary Novelists. 2001, p102-104.

  • Abstract: BERGER, Thomas (Louis) American. Cincinnati, Ohio, 20 July 1924. The University of Cincinnati, B.A. 1948; Columbia University, New York, 1950-51. Served in the United States Army, 1943-46. ...

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Vietnam and the Southern Imagination

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; Vietnam and the Southern Imagination (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: The Mississippi Quarterly. Winter, 1993, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p105, 8 p.

  • Abstract: Shortly before sunrise on September 21, 1967, Jerry Wayne Boutwell, an eighteen-year-old Mississippian who had never been more than one hundred miles from his home in Pearl ...

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Vietnam, We've All Been There: Interviews with American Writers

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; Vietnam, We've All Been There: Interviews with American Writers (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: The Mississippi Quarterly. Winter, 1993, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p105, 8 p.

  • Abstract: Shortly before sunrise on September 21, 1967, Jerry Wayne Boutwell, an eighteen-year-old Mississippian who had never been more than one hundred miles from his home in Pearl ...

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Recommended books.

Subjects: WARS We Took to Vietnam, The (Book); BUILDING a Win-Win World (Book); FIRST Stick Knife Gun (Book)

  • Source: Peace Review. Mar97, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p145. 4p.

  • Abstract: Reviews the books `The Wars We Took To Vietnam: Cultural Conflict and Storytelling,' by Milton J. Bates, `Building a Win-Win ...

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Cairo International Film Festival's 40th Edition: ambition, anticipation

  • Authors : By:Daily News Egypt

  • Source: Daily News Egypt (Cairo, Egypt), November 21, 2018 NEWS, 8pp

  • Abstract: The CIFF's 40 th edition will kick off Wednesday with both pride and fear. With a long history since it was first established in 1976, and with ...

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