Tales From A Mountain City: A Vietnam War Memoir
Tales from a Mountain City is a blend of history and memoir told by a young Vietnamese girl growing up during the last years of the war and the communist regime. This is a poignant account of the innocence of a child, the innocence of a people, shattered again and again by the cruel tides of power and dogma, clinging tenaciously to their traditions, their home provinces, their hometowns, until the...
Paperback: 292 pages
Publisher: Odyssey Books (November 11, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 10753259
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“Fascinating... you won't be able to put it down!I came across the book on an Author's Forum. It's been shortlisted for the very prestigious Stanford William Saroyan Award in the non-fiction category. Once you read it, you'll know why they chose it....”
sheer pervasiveness of a communist value system drives them to suicide or exile. Indirectly, this story raises many questions on nationalism and qualities of power, freedom and independence, human rights and human nature.