Search Results: "Huynh Quang Nhuong"


BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 30, 1997

"In Tank's passing, the author brings home the waste of war, in a book written from the heart. (Autobiography. 7-10)"
The village social life and customs in the central highlands of Vietnam prior to the involvement of the US provide an affecting platform for the author's warm memories of a childhood enriched by close relationships with the animals vital to the family's economic survival. Read full book review >

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SOUTH WIND CHANGING by Ngoc Quang Huynh
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"Amid nature's beauty, hope survives an incredible bloodbath."
Tragic, sometimes thrilling but terrifying life of a young Vietnamese whose woes abroad have nonetheless landed him in the US, where he graduated from Bennington and in 1992 received an MFA from Brown. ``Jade'' Ngoc Quang Huynh's 12 childhood years on the Mekong Delta went by like a dream compared with the hell that befell his family of 17 children when the Tet offensive exploded on New Year's 1968. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 12, 2005

"There are bad feelings aplenty in this angry memoir, not just with respect to Pham's own experience but because of the fate of his homeland, which, he protests, should have been worth defending at least as much as South Korea—and, he adds, perhaps even Iraq."
Who lost the Vietnam War? By Vietnamese refugee turned U.S. Marine Pham's account, it wasn't the much-maligned South Vietnamese soldier. Read full book review >