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A sense of duty

my father, my American journey

by Quang X. Pham

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Ballante Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pham, Quang X.,
  • Phạm, Văn Hòa, -- d. 2000.,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, Vietnamese.,
  • Vietnamese Americans -- Biography.,
  • Refugees -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementQuang X. Pham.
    GenrePersonal narratives, Vietnamese., Biography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.V53 P47 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 261 p. :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22993777M
    ISBN 100891418733
    LC Control Number2004063383


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