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Published: 26 October 2017

496 Pages | 32 illus. & 3 maps


ISBN: 9780190614515

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The Sacred Willow

Four Generations in the Life of a Vietnamese Family

Second Edition

Mai Elliott

  • Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
  • Re-issued to conincide with Ken Burns' Vietnam documentary (2017), to which the author is a major contributor
  • A vivid, unprecedented, and moving consideration of Vietnam's history as seen through the eyes of one Vietnamese family
  • Employs family papers, interviews, and other archival research to offer a gripping multi-generational record of personal and public history

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