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The Beauty of Humanity Movement.

Author: Camilla Gibb
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Books Ltd., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tu' is a young tour guide working in Hanoi. As he leads bands of Westerners on 'war tours' through the scarred landscape of Vietnam, he wonders what it is that his clients see - and what they miss entirely. Maggie is Vietnamese by birth but has lived most her life in the U.S. Returning to her homeland, she sifts through history for clues as to the fate of her dissident father. Witness to both their stories, Old Man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gibb, Camilla.
Beauty of Humanity Movement.
New York : Atlantic Books Ltd, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Camilla Gibb
ISBN: 9780857893918 0857893912
OCLC Number: 787844055
Description: 1 online resource (418 pages)
Contents: Cover; Author biography; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; A Note of Grace; A Seam Between Worlds; New Dawn; The Beauty of Humanity; Whole Fruit; The Quiet Inside; An Inverted World; Dandy Peacocks; Propaganda and Political Education; Shit on a Canvas; Our Place in Buddha's Universe; The Memory of Taste; The Campaign to Rectify Errors; The Real Vietnam; A Proper Friend; The Walls; An Emotional Vocabulary; Bright Star; The Lady Next Door; The Rainbow That Fell to Earth; Community Service; A Note Hangs in Mid-Air; Voices of the Dead; A Stone in His Heart; Provenance. An Old Man's DestinyThe Afterlife; Pho Nhan Van; Author's Note; Acknowledgements.

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Tu' is a young tour guide working in Hanoi. As he leads bands of Westerners on 'war tours' through the scarred landscape of Vietnam, he wonders what it is that his clients see - and what they miss entirely. Maggie is Vietnamese by birth but has lived most her life in the U.S. Returning to her homeland, she sifts through history for clues as to the fate of her dissident father. Witness to both their stories, Old Man Hung has lived through decades of political upheaval. But Hung has found a way to provide hope in his waterside community: The Beauty of Humanity Movement. The Beauty of Huma.

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