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The mountains sing

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (342 pages)
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2020.

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Formatted Contents Note: The tallest mountains -- Red on the white grains -- The fortune teller -- Getting up and falling down again -- The great hunger -- My father's gift -- The land reform -- The journey south -- The walk -- My mother's secret -- Destination -- The country bumpkin boy -- The way to happiness -- My Uncle Minh -- Facing the enemy -- My grandmother's songs.
Summary, etc.: "The multigenerational tale of the Trà̂n family, set against the backdrop of the Việt Nam War. Trà̂n Diệu Lan, who was born in 1920, was forced to flee her family farm with her six children during the Land Reform as the Communist government rose in the North. Years later in Hà Nội, her young granddaughter, Hương, comes of age as her parents and uncles head off down the Hồ Chí Minh Trail to fight in a conflict that will tear not just her beloved country but her family apart"--
Reproduction Note:
Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Fiction
Families Vietnam Fiction
Vietnam History 20th century Fiction
Vietnam
Genre: Electronic books.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
War fiction.

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