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Among the Boat People

Among the Boat People

A Memoir of Vietnam

Nhi Manh Chung (Author)

  • Publisher: Autonomedia
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: pb
  • Pages: 127
  • Released: Jun 11, 2019
  • ISBN-13: 9781570273544


"Nhi Manh Chung lost her mother Lieu, her brother Kwok Chieu & her young sister Bao to the ravaging dark sea while trying to escape Vietnam. To them, this book is dedicated. Accepting the fact that she is not a writer, she kept writing her memories which had become part of her heart/spirit/soul. Memories of Vietnam before the war; the cruelties created during & after the war; her more recent American life & the returning trips to the motherland she left. In doing so, she gives voice to those silenced & forgotten by history & to herself which enables her to declare her modest but solid sense of love for life. To witness her courage in revealing her personal history in order to give us a clear echo of resurrected humanity is extremely moving & irreplaceably powerful."—Yuko Otomo, author of Study & Other Poems on Art, Koan & Anonymous Landscape

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