Boat People

Boat People

A Novel

Book - 1995 | 1st ed
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America as seen through the eyes of Vietnamese immigrants. The setting is Galveston, Texas, and in one incident a Vietnamese doctor is stopped by a policeman who throws his car keys under the car to force him to crawl. Subsequently the doctor is comforted by a white nurse "in that awful American way. They were always making everything right with understanding words. No one here knew the dignity of silence."
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1995
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393037388
039303738X
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 277 p. ; 22 cm

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