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The Last Boat Out Memoirs of a Triumphant Vietnamese-American Family by Truong-nhu Dinhand

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Published by GASLight Publishing LLC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reference,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Refugees,
  • United States,
  • Vietnam,
  • Vietnamese Americans,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11807992M
ISBN 100975479660
ISBN 109780975479667
OCLC/WorldCa70852185

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