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Author Name:    NGO, Xuong, and Marcel GUAY GUAY, Marcel

Title:   Indochinese Refugee Experience : Refugees from Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia in Nova Scotia

Publisher:    Multicultural Association of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 1982, 

Seller ID:   105742

NGO, Xuong, and Marcel GUAY. Indochinese Refugee Experience : Refugees fromVietnam, Laos, and Cambodia in Nova Scotia. Researched by Xuong Ngp. Edite d by Marcel Guay. Halifax : Multicultural Association of Nova Scotia, 1982.Pp (2),ii-v,(1),1-127,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers, black lettering to both covers, with a blank spine. "Firsthand acc ounts by refugees from Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, telling how they escaped from Indochina and how they are adjusting to life in Canada (and particularly Nova Scotia), form the greater part of this book. Most of the accountsare by Vietnamese. Information is also provided on the history of the Cana dian refugee program, and on the history and culture of Indochina as a whole and of the three individual countries. A brief assessment of the refugee program's achievements and of the current refugee situation is also given."(CMG Abstract). Contents : Refugees or Heroes?; Foreword (by Steve Panais) ; Introduction (by Marcel Guay); Indochina, an historical background (by Marcel Guay). Cambodia : One Million People. Laos : In a refugee camp for twoyears; I am still a Laotion; Three-mile swim to freedom. Vietnam : Togethe r in a new land; We had no choice; It was a dangerous escape; The people here helped me; We snail be grateful; The snow! How beautiful it was; The daywe married ...the communists took over; A Russian ship... towed us back to Vietnam; Our ancestors' graves are there; Kim Van Kieu; We keep our tradit ions; A long nightmare; To run away was dangerous; Our parents didn't know of our escape; Recipes; I feel I am living a new life; This is a good placeto live; Thai Pirates; We still worship our ancestors; Businessmen lived w ith terror; Xia and Li are great virtue; I teach my grandparents English; Iwill work to sponsor my relatives; Conclusion; Bibliography. Very good. 25 .00


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