The Nobility of Our Hearts: From Ben Suc to Sai Gon to Austin

The Nobility of Our Hearts: From Ben Suc to Sai Gon to Austin

by Louis Tu? Hovanky, Kim Thinh Hovanky


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ISBN-13: 9781732422407
Publisher: Hovanky Publications, LLC
Publication date: 11/06/2018
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 547,691
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii

Preface xxiii

Pronunciation Guide xxix

Chapter One: Under the Sign of the Tiger 1

Chapter Two: Le Paul Lecat 15

Chapter Three: Joy Blooms in the Great Depression 27

Chapter Four: “We Give You the Right to Choose” 35

Chapter Five: Life with the In-laws 51

Chapter Six: Goodbye, Saigon 63

Chapter Seven: Idyllic Years in Bến Súc 71

Chapter Eight: The Red Terror 79

Chapter Nine: The French Return 89

Chapter Ten: Making a Choice 95

Chapter Eleven: Time, the Exorbitant Luxury 101

Chapter Twelve: A Crowded House 109

Chapter Thirteen: A Historical Overview 119

Chapter Fourteen: Life during President Diệm 127

Chapter Fifteen: A Precarious Time 135

Chapter Sixteen: The Fall of President Diệm 141

Chapter Seventeen: Aftermath of a Coup 149

Chapter Eighteen: Life in Thông Tây Hội 155

Chapter Nineteen: Surprise in Nha Trang 161

Chapter Twenty: The Destruction of Bến Súc 169

Chapter Twenty-One: The Tết Offensive 177

Chapter Twenty-Two: Living in Gò Dưa 183

Chapter Twenty-Three: Black April, 1975 191

Chapter Twenty-Four: Life in a Refugee Camp 203

Chapter Twenty-Five: Refugees in Austin 215

Chapter Twenty-Six: Kỳ-Trân’s Sad End 223

Chapter Twenty-Seven: Cẩm-Hồng’s Widowhood 231

Chapter Twenty-Eight: The Death of Cẩm-Hồng 239

Acknowledgments 247

About the Authors 249

Index 251

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