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The Unwanted: A Memoir of Childhood
by Kien Nguyen

Published: 2002-04-08
Paperback : 343 pages
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A story of hope, a story of survival, and an incredible journey of escape, 'The Unwanted' is the only memoir by an Amerasian who stayed behind in Vietnam after the fall of Saigon and who is now living in ...
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A story of hope, a story of survival, and an incredible journey of escape, 'The Unwanted' is the only memoir by an Amerasian who stayed behind in Vietnam after the fall of Saigon and who is now living in America.

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  "A Non-Fiction Book That You Keep Turning the Pages"by [email protected] (see profile) 04/08/11

An eye opening book regarding the Vietnam war period and the people it affected. A true story about a boy and his family, how the fall of Siagon changed their lives, the struggle to stay alive and stay... (read more)

 
  "Too Upsetting"by kffcmf (see profile) 04/08/11

I had to set this book aside periodically because the subject matter was just too disturbing. The content was even more upsetting because it involved the misfortunes of a child. This book made Glass... (read more)

 
  "Interesting true story of life in Viet Nam after the fall of Saigon"by tompatrice (see profile) 03/27/11

An interesting look at life in Viet Nam after the Americans pulled out and in particular the story of a Vietnamese family that went from riches to rags.

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