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Escape from Saigon : how a Vietnam War orphan became an American boy

Author: Andrea Warren
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the experiences of an orphaned Amerasian boy from his birth and early childhood in Saigon through his departure from Vietnam in the 1975 Operation Babylift and his subsequent life as the adopted son of an American family in Ohio.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Matt Steiner; Matt Steiner; Matt Steiner
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Warren
ISBN: 0374322244 9780374322243
OCLC Number: 53356276
Notes: "Melanie Kroupa books."
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2005
Description: 110 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Little boy all alone --
New life in Saigon --
Home at Holt --
Family for long --
No way out --
Crash of the C-5A --
Operation babylift --
Flight to freedom --
Into the eye of the storm --
Real American boy --
Return to Vietnam --
Afterword --
Multimedia recommendations --
Sources --
Acknowledgments --
Photo credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Andrea Warren.
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Chronicles the experiences of an orphaned Amerasian boy from his birth and early childhood in Saigon through his departure from Vietnam in the 1975 Operation Babylift and his subsequent life as the adopted son of an American family in Ohio.

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