Beauty in the Escape

Beauty in the Escape

by Lena Nguyen
Beauty in the Escape

Beauty in the Escape

by Lena Nguyen


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Beauty in the Escape unfolds the captivating journey of young Lena, a spirited girl from a quaint village in Vietnam. Her idyllic life takes a drastic turn when her grandmother sent her away for a better life in America. Unaware and alone at the age of twelve she was sent to be reunited with a stranger who gave birth to her. Lena faces near death situations as she is propelled into the unforgiving seas in a small boat.
As the narrative unfolds, Lena grapples with the complexities of her identity, torn between the familiar embrace of her village and the uncertain future awaiting her in a foreign land under the care of her estranged mother. Her resilience and determination shine through the pages as she recounts the myriad challenges, doubts, and near brushes with death on her perilous journey
"Beauty in the Escape is a poignant memoir that unveils Lena's vulnerability, portraying her doubts and insecurities alongside moments of sheer grit. Through the lens of her experiences, readers are invited to witness the human spirit's extraordinary capacity to endure and overcome adversity, Lena's narrative is a powerful testament to the strength found in pursuing a better life and the unwavering will to survive against all odds

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798881110048
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 01/23/2024
Pages: 204
Sales rank: 195,731
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Lena Nguyen is a dedicated mother to her two beautiful children Monique and Michael. She enjoys being a mother and loves to spend time with her family. Lena was the neighborhood cheer and soccer mom supporting her children and their teammates while working full time. Her life always revolves around her family and loved ones. An entrepreneur at heart she has owned and operated her own salon business and purchased homes fulfilling her American Dream.
Lena is an avid tennis player and has won the Women’s Division K-Swiss Tournament and the Punta Gorda Club Women’s Tennis Tournament in Florida. She donated all her winnings to local charities for children and woman's breast cancer research. Lena’s other passions also include running marathons, cooking, and gardening. Inspired by the humanitarian efforts of those who supported her escape from Vietnam, she devotes much of her time and resources to volunteer organizations supporting those of need in her community
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