The Sacred Willow: Four Generations in the Life of a Vietnamese Family

The Sacred Willow: Four Generations in the Life of a Vietnamese Family

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by Duong Van Mai Elliott
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195124340

ISBN-13: 9780195124347

Pub. Date: 04/08/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press

A Vietnamese-American woman provides an extraordinary narrative woven from the lives of four generations of her family that illuminates fascinating — and until now unexplored — strands of Vietnamese history.

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A Vietnamese-American woman provides an extraordinary narrative woven from the lives of four generations of her family that illuminates fascinating — and until now unexplored — strands of Vietnamese history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195124347
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/08/1999
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)
Lexile:
1190L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Maps
Family Tree
1. A Burial in the Night
2. Shut Gate and High Walls
3. The Silk Merchant
4. French Veneer, Confucian Soul
5. Taxes, Floods, and Robbers
6. The Third Month in the Year of the Famine
7. The Head on the Roof
8. Into the Resistance Zone
9. Poison and Bribes
10. The Fall of a Border Garrison
11. Sifting Through the Rubble
12. The New Mecca
13. Just Cause
14. Short Peace, Long War
15. Flying Into the Unknown
16. The Spoils of Victory
17. The Hours of Gold and Jade
Epilogue: Across the Four Seas
Bibliography
Index

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