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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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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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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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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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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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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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