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A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath
A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath
by Nhu Tang Troung
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When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: Tie-In Edition
When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: Tie-In Edition
by Le Ly Hayslip
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It is said that in war heaven and earth change places not once, but many times. When Heaven and Earth Changed Places is the haunting memoir of a girl on the verge of womanhood in a world turned upside down. The youngest of six children in a close-knit... (read more)

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Finding the Dragon Lady: The Mystery of Vietnam's Madame Nhu
Finding the Dragon Lady: The Mystery of Vietnam's Madame Nhu
by Monique Brinson Demery
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In November 1963, the president of South Vietnam and his brother were brutally executed in a coup that was sanctioned and supported by the American government. President Kennedy later explained to his close friend Paul “Red” Fay that the... (read more)

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Vietnam, Now: A Reporter Returns
Vietnam, Now: A Reporter Returns
by David Lamb
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Vietnam is run by one of the world's last communist governments, but great changes are sweeping the country. It is moving, if with caution and fear, toward a free-market economy. It is slowly lifting many of the civil restrictions that burden its 80... (read more)

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Vietnam: Journeys of Body, Mind, and Spirit
Vietnam: Journeys of Body, Mind, and Spirit
by Van Huy Nguyen
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A vivid, accessible portrait of contemporary Vietnam through texts and complementary photographs that dispute the stereotypic images we have of this dynamic and diverse country.... (read more)

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Child of War, Woman of Peace
Child of War, Woman of Peace
by Le Ly Hayslip
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The inspiring story of an immigrant's struggles to heal old wounds in the United States, this is the sequel to When Heaven and Earth Changed Places, Le Ly Hayslip's extraordinary, award-winning memoir of life in wartime Vietnam.... (read more)

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Our Great Spring Victory: An Account of the Liberation of South Vietnam
Our Great Spring Victory: An Account of the Liberation of South Vietnam
by Van Tien Dung
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Chronicles the 1975 offensive of the Vietnam People's Army and the uprisings that secured the liberation of South Vietnam.... (read more)

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Vietnam: A Natural History
Vietnam: A Natural History
by Eleanor J Sterling
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A country uncommonly rich in plants, animals, and natural habitats, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam shelters a significant portion of the worldand#8217;s biological diversity, including rare and unique organisms and an unusual mixture of tropical and... (read more)

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Down with Colonialism! (Revolutions)
Down with Colonialism! (Revolutions)
by Chi Minh Ho
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Ho Chi Minh, the founder of the Vietminh and President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, having defeated Japanese and French colonialist became a hate figure of the USA during the Vietnam War. Anti-globalization activist Walden Bello shows why Ho... (read more)

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Shadow of the Dragon: Vietnam's Continuing Struggle with China and the Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy
Shadow of the Dragon: Vietnam's Continuing Struggle with China and the Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy
by Henry J. Kenny
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Shadow of the Dragon examines the long historical cycle of tribute, domination, and independence that has shaped Sino-Vietnamese bilateral relations. After generations of bloody struggle for independence and a slow crawl toward prosperity, Vietnam has... (read more)

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Shadows and Wind: A View of Modern Vietnam
Shadows and Wind: A View of Modern Vietnam
by Robert Templer
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In Shadows and Wind, Robert Templer paints a fascinating and fresh picture of a country usually viewed with hazy nostalgia or deep suspicion. Here is Hanoi, an increasingly tense and troubled city approaching its millennium but uncertain of its direction.... (read more)

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Bikes of Burden
Bikes of Burden
by Hans Kemp
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In Vietnam the motorbike is the main mode of transport, not only for people but for every imaginable and unimaginable product and produce. Without the motorbike the economy would come to a halt. Bikes of Burden shows in 148 stunning, full color... (read more)

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Ho Chi Minh: From Revolutionary to Icon
Ho Chi Minh: From Revolutionary to Icon
by Pierre Brocheux
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A fascinating biography of the Vietnamese icon Ho Chi Minh.... (read more)

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Understanding Vietnam
Understanding Vietnam
by Neil L Jamieson
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The American experience in Vietnam divided us as a nation and eroded our confidence in both the morality and the effectiveness of our foreign policy. Yet our understanding of this tragic episode remains superficial because, then and now, we have never... (read more)

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Remembering Heaven's Face: A Story of Rescue in Wartime Vietnam
Remembering Heaven's Face: A Story of Rescue in Wartime Vietnam
by John Balaban
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I volunteered to go to Vietnam, but as a conscientious objector to war. . . . While most of these events took place in the midst of the war, this is not exactly a story about the war, but a story of rescue. Most of the children I helped save--scalped... (read more)

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Catfish & Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
Catfish & Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
by Andrew X Pham
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Winner of the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Winner of the Whiting Writers' Award A Seattle Post-Intelligencer Best Book of the Year Catfish and Mandala is the story of an American odyssey—a solo... (read more)

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Autumn Cloud: From Vietnam War Widow to American Activist
Autumn Cloud: From Vietnam War Widow to American Activist
by Jackie Bong Wright
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"Le Hi Tu (Autumn Cloud) tells three stories in this smoothly written autobiography: her own, her family??'s and Vietnam???s." Publishers... (read more)

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A World of Decent Dreams: Vietnam Images
A World of Decent Dreams: Vietnam Images
by Ellen Kaplowitz
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Vietnam and its people come alive in this visual journey behind the headlines and the preconceptions of the past. From village huts to the neon bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, Ellen Kaplowitz shows us a Vietnam where tradition still thrives in the changing... (read more)

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Descending Dragon, Rising Tiger: A History of Vietnam
Descending Dragon, Rising Tiger: A History of Vietnam
by Vu Hong Lien
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Outside of its war with the United States, Vietnamand#8217;s past has often been neglected and understudied. Whether as an aspiring subordinate or a rebel province, Vietnam has been viewed by most historians in relation to its larger neighbor to the... (read more)

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Wandering Souls: Journeys with the Dead and the Living in Viet Nam
Wandering Souls: Journeys with the Dead and the Living in Viet Nam
by Wayne Karlin
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On March 19, 1969, First Lieutenant Homer R. Steedly, Jr., shot and killed a North Vietnamese soldier, Dam, when they met on a jungle trail. Steedly took a diary—filled with beautiful line drawings—from the body of the dead soldier, which he... (read more)

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