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Vietnamese in America | Vietnamese in America

andrew-q-lam's picture
 The thirteen stories in Birds of Paradise Lost shimmer with humor and pathos as they chronicle the anguish and joy and bravery of America’s newest Americans, the troubled lives of those who fled Vietnam and remade themselves in the San Francisco Bay Area. The past—memories of war...
angie-chau's picture
Quiet As They Come is a beautiful, brutal and humorous portrait of ordinary people caught between two cultures. Set in San Francisco from the 1980s to the present day, this debut collection explores the lives of Vietnamese immigrants as they struggle to adjust to life in their new country. As a...