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A Vietnamese Girl and an American Soldier

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Published by Dorrance Publishing Co. .
Written in English


  • Romance - Historical,
  • Fiction - Romance,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11283295M
ISBN 100805944362
ISBN 109780805944365

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  Book Synopsis: Catfish and Mandala is the story of an American Odyssey, a book that tells its story through a solo bicycle voyage around the Pacific Rim to Vietnam. A young Vietnamese-American man was born in Vietnam but raised in California. He sets off in pursuit of his adopted homeland and his forsaken fatherland.   Comparing testimony from Vietnamese women and American soldiers, Gina Marie Weaver, in her book Ideologies of Forgetting: Rape in The Vietnam War, finds that rape of Vietnamese women by American. I teach this memoir regularly, and it retains its power as a page-turning account of a young South Vietnamese girl caught up in the war and its aftermath. Thanhha Lai, Inside Out and Back Again. A novel in prose-poems about a refugee child’s life in Alabama, this book won the National Book Award for young people’s literature. To the American soldier, a Vietnamese could be a shoe shiner, a sexual partner, or a killer. Despite the confusion, American soldiers did form strong opinions about non-combatant Vietnamese, supporters of the RVN, soldiers in the ARVN, and members of the National Liberation Front (NLF). Unfortunately, historians have not adequatelyFile Size: KB.

  I am the child of a black American soldier, Ali, and a Vietnamese woman. My mother was already married when she met Ali. Her husband was a soldier in the South Vietnamese : Noy Thrupkaew.   From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The American Soldier in VietnamMore than million American men served in Vietnam during the war. Some of these men were career military officers. But many others were poor or working-class teenagers who enlisted or were drafted into the military right out of high school. A large proportion of the U.S. troops consisted of African American men from the inner cities, the sons of immigrants.   A US soldier searches for his Vietnamese son. At his side is a Vietnamese interpreter and fixer, Hung Phan, who has helped dozens of former American soldiers locate .

This book is a very interesting book. It take you from an ancient Vietnamese custom to a modern American freedom. The author is an Asian girl but she has a mind of an American lady. She has a generous heart to encourage her husband who is an American soldier to take all her family members from VietNam to the United States/5(9).   Aside from Daniel Lang’s Casualties of War, a brilliantly-compact and harrowing account of the kidnap, gang-rape, and murder of a young Vietnamese girl (a New Yorker article-turned-book . My Vietnam - 32,, Seconds American official involvement with Vietnam began in August and ended in May Broken down, ,, seconds of commitment fell between those dates. My 32,, seconds began in mid-August and ended in late August In this book.   Susan Zeiger’s book, “Entangling Alliances: Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the 20th Century”, gives some really telling insight into the relationships between US soldiers and Vietnamese women during the Vietnam War, primarily from the perspective of US soldiers.