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The storm of our lives : a Vietnamese family's boat journey to freedom

Author: Tai Van Nguyen
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Written from the vantage point of a 14-year-old boy, this memoir describes the struggle of one Vietnamese family and their seven day ordeal to escape persecution from Communist Vietnam. Drawing on his Catholic faith, Nguyen attests to the hardship and dangers that confronted the family in their journey"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Tai Van Nguyen; Tai Van Nguyen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tai Van Nguyen
ISBN: 9780786441761 0786441763
OCLC Number: 251302734
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 165 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: The storm of our lives --
Life goes on --
Ship sightings --
The flood --
The family --
Land sightings --
Final resting.
Responsibility: Tai Van Nguyen.

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A memoir that shows the struggle of one Vietnamese family and their seven day ordeal to escape persecution from Communist Vietnam. It describes the author's family journey and the historical,  Read more...

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