"When Mai's family discovers that Vietnam government soldiers will soonapprehend her father and grandmother, the family slips away in the night. Theytrudge through the swamps of the Mekong Delta toward the sea. The gut-wrenchingtrip to Hong Kong is just another step toward a new life, which the familyeventually finds. Whelan's characters are distinctive, and her story isriveting, haunting, and memorable, reflecting the human virtues ofdetermination, hope, love, and courage in the face of the most devastating ofcircumstances and injustices."-- "Booklist. "
Buy Goodbye, Vietnam book by Gloria Whelan from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(190mm x 130mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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