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Dust child : a novel / Nguyen Phan Que Mai.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643752754
  • Physical Description: 339 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2023.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Child of the enemy -- Returning to the land of fear -- An impossible choice -- A bird finding its nest -- The heat of Sai Gon -- Sai Gon tea -- A flash of hope -- Facing the consequences -- Behind the dark room -- The tree of love -- The secret -- The danger of fire -- The cost of hope -- The laughing Buddha -- War and peace -- How to be a mother -- Finding a needle at the bottom of the ocean -- The past and the future -- Revenge and forgiveness -- Black against white -- Love and honor.
Summary, etc.:
"An American GI, two Vietnamese bargirls, and an Amerasian man are forced to make decisions during and after the Viet Nam War that will reverberate throughout one another's lives"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Children of military personnel > Vietnam > Fiction.
Amerasians > Vietnam > Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Children > Fiction.
Abandoned children > Vietnam > Fiction.
Vietnamese Americans > Fiction.
Families > Vietnam > Fiction.
Vietnam > History > 20th century > Fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pearisburg Public Library System.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Pearisburg Public Library F Ng (Text) 00000308046 New Release Available -

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