Escape from Saigon How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy

ISBN-10: 0374400237
ISBN-13: 9780374400231
Authors: Andrea Warren, National Geographic Learning Staff
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An unforgettable true story of an orphan caught in the midst of war Over a million South Vietnamese children were orphaned by the Vietnam War. This affecting true account tells the story of Long, who, like more than 40,000 other orphans, is Amerasian -- a mixed-race child -- with little future in Vietnam.Escape from Saigonallows readers to experience Long's struggle to survive in war-torn Vietnam, his dramatic escape to America as part of "Operation Babylift" during the last chaotic days before the fall of Saigon, and his life in the United States as "Matt," part of a loving Ohio family. Finally, as a young doctor, he journeys back to Vietnam, ready to reconcile his Vietnamese past with his…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Square Fish Number of pages: 128 Dimensions: 7.58" wide x 9.10" long x 0.32" tall Weight: 0.616 lbs. Language: English