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The unwanted : a memoir of childhood

Author: Kien Nguyen
Publisher: Boston : Back Bay Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Back Bay pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Saigon fell to the Viet Cong on April 30, 1975. Kien Nguyen was there. He watched the last U.S. Army helicopter leave without him, without his brother, without his mother, without his grandparents. Told with stark and poetic brilliance, this is a story of survival, a story of hope--a moving and personal record of a tumultuous and important piece of history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives, Vietnamese
Named Person: Kien Nguyen; Kien Nguyen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kien Nguyen
ISBN: 0316284610 9780316284615
OCLC Number: 49855607
Notes: "A reading group guide"--Page [345]-[354].
Description: 343, [12] pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Kien Nguyen.

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Saigon fell to the Viet Cong on April 30, 1975. Kien Nguyen was there. He watched the last U.S. Army helicopter leave without him, without his brother, without his mother, without his grandparents. Told with stark and poetic brilliance, this is a story of survival, a story of hope--a moving and personal record of a tumultuous and important piece of history.

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