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8 edition of Goodbye, Vietnam found in the catalog.

Goodbye, Vietnam

  • 353 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refugees -- Fiction,
  • Sea stories,
  • Vietnam -- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Thirteen-year-old Mai and her family embark on a dangerous sea voyage from Vietnam to Hong Kong to escape the unpredictable and often brutal Vietnamese government.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Gloria Whelan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W5718 Go
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p. ;
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14427029M
    ISBN 10067982376X
    OCLC/WorldCa29239441

    The experiences of a village family, reluctantly escaping their homeland in a perilous boat trip to Hong Kong. Mai's grandmother, a traditional healer, is threatened with arrest for her ``dangerous superstitions,'' but her father is a mechanic whose skills win a place on the small, overcrowded, rickety craft. The strangers aboard become a community on the long journey, while events en Author: Gloria Whelan. In this "essential" memoir, a former marine returns to Vietnam years later to try to make sense of the war (Anthony Swofford, author of Jarhead). When William Broyles Jr. was drafted, he was a twenty-four-year-old student at Oxford University in England, hoping to avoid military service.


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The gut-wrenching trip to Hong Kon. Synopsis In this gripping memoir, a former marine returns to Vietnam to try to make sense of the war. Previously published as Brothers in Arms, this edition includes a new preface by the William Broyles Jr.

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She has a nice personality. She works hard in the rice paddies as well as in her school. She obeys her parents and gets along wi. This lesson plan may be used to help your students answer questions about the text, learn unfamiliar words, and compare Vietnam to Hong Kong.

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Setting The physical setting on the boat is that it is very hot and they don't have a lot if shelter.Goodbye, Vietnam Test.

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