Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 April 2000

544 Pages | 32 illus. & 3 maps

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195137873

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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