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Description - Last Night I Dreamed of Peace by Dang Thuy Tram

-Remarkable. . . . A gift from a heroine who was killed at twenty-seven but whose voice has survived to remind us of the humanity and decency that endure amid--and despite--the horror and chaos of war.---Francine Prose, O, The Oprah Magazine Brutally honest and rich in detail, this posthumously published diary of a twenty-seven-year-old Vietcong woman doctor, saved from destruction by an American soldier, gives us fresh insight into the lives of those fighting on the other side of the Vietnam War. It is a story of the struggle for one's ideals amid the despair and grief of war, but most of all, it is a story of hope in the most dire circumstances. -As much a drama of feelings as a drama of war.---Seth Mydans, New York Times -A book to be read by and included in any course on the literature of the war. . . . A major contribution.---Chicago Tribune -An illuminating picture of what life was like among the enemy guerrillas, especially in the medical community.---The VVA Veteran, official publication of Vietnam Veterans of America

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780307347381
ISBN-10: 0307347389
Format: Paperback / softback
(200mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Dang Thuy Tram

DANG THUY TRAM was a Vietnamese doctor who volunteered at the age of twenty-four to work in a Vietcong battlefield hospital in the Quan Ngai province. In the two years she worked in the hospital before her death in 1970, she recorded all she saw and felt in the pages of her diary. FRANCES FITZGERALD covered the Vietnam War for The New Yorker. Her resulting book, Fire in the Lake, received the Pulitzer Prize. ANDREW X. PHAM is the author of the award-winning memoir Catfish and Mandala and The Eaves of Heaven.

Books By Dang Thuy Tram

Last Night I Dreamed of Peace by Dang Thuy Tram
Paperback, January 2009
$19.07