The Sacred Willow
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BeschreibungPublished on the 25th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, this is an unprecedented and moving consideration of the country's history--as seen through the eyes of four generations of one Vietnamese family. 32 halftones.
PortraitDuong Van Mai Elliott was born and raised in Vietnam and attended Georgetown University on a scholarship. She lived in Vietnam again from 1963 to 1968 and worked for the Rand Corporation interviewing Viet Cong prisoners of war. She returned to the U.S. in 1968 and now lives in California.
Pressestimmen"This family's saga is as engrossing as fine literary fiction and is, besides, indispensable to understanding Vietnam from a Vietnamese perspective.--The New Yorker
Untertitel: Four Generations in the Life of a Vietnamese Family. Ill. 3M. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2001
Seitenanzahl: 544 Seiten