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Product Description: On March 19, 1969, First Lieutenant Homer R. Steedly, Jr., shot and killed a North Vietnamese soldier, Dam, when they met on a jungle trail. Steedly took a diary—filled with beautiful line drawings—from the body of the dead soldier, which he subsequently sent to his mother for safekeeping...read more

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9781568587424 | Reprint edition (Nation Books, March 26, 2013), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: On March 19, 1969, First Lieutenant Homer R.

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Product Description: On March 19, 1969, First Lieutenant Homer R. Steedly, Jr., shot and killed a North Vietnamese soldier, Dam, when they met on a jungle trail. Steedly took a diary—filled with beautiful line drawings—from the body of the dead soldier, which he subsequently sent to his mother for safekeeping...read more

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9781568584058 | 1 edition (Nation Books, September 29, 2009), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: On March 19, 1969, First Lieutenant Homer R.

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Presents a collection of short stories by American and Vietnamese writers about the Vietnam War.
By Wayne Karlin (editor), Le Minh Khue, Minh Khue Le (editor) and Vu Truong (editor)

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9781880684313 | Curbstone Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of short stories by American and Vietnamese writers about the Vietnam War.

Prebinding:

9781439508022 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $26.95 | also contains The Other Side of Heaven: Postwar Fiction by Vietnamese and American Writers

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Product Description: Marble Mountain reads like a detective story as the protagonist, Kiet Hallam, an adopted daughter of African American and Vietnamese descent, searches for her true identity. Set in both America and Vietnam, and written from the perspective of both Americans and Vietnamese affected by the war, Marble Mountain explores the lasting damages of war to the soldiers who fought on both sides, to their families, and to the displaced and wounded children born during their parents’ conflict...read more

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9781931896436 | Curbstone Pr, January 1, 2009, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Marble Mountain reads like a detective story as the protagonist, Kiet Hallam, an adopted daughter of African American and Vietnamese descent, searches for her true identity.

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Product Description: "Karlin is one of the most gifted, passionate and powerful writers of his generation."-George Garrett Wayne Karlin's memoir War Movies recounts his return to Vietnam as scriptwriter and actor in the award-winning Vietnamese film Song of the Stork...read more

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9781931896160 | Curbstone Pr, April 1, 2005, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: "Karlin is one of the most gifted, passionate and powerful writers of his generation.

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Product Description: This seventh volume in the Voices from Vietnam Series introduces U. S. readers to another major figure in modern Vietnamese letters. Doan Le is noted for her versatility of style and her originality. As Wayne Karlin notes in his introduction, "she is a master of allegory and gently complex satire; in her stories, a frustrated petitioner, unable to obtain housing can change not only into a fly, but into a gay fly (or a fly pretending to be gay); the dead can mirror the snobberies and passions of the living; a man can try to reason out the complexities of his relationship with his father's clone...read more

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9781931896122 | Curbstone Pr, January 30, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This seventh volume in the Voices from Vietnam Series introduces U.

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Product Description: How does the literature of a society that has endured decades of war reflect the echoes of that violence to bodies and spirits while depicting the ordinary lives of men and women who are searching, as all people do, for meaning, for happiness, for normalcy, for love? Love After War presents the widest range to date of contemporary writers in Vietnam, men and women who have become part of that country's established canon, as well as young and up-coming writers who have come of age in modern Vietnam...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Anh Thai Ho (editor), Wayne Karlin (editor) and Ho Anh Thai (editor)

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9781880684979 | Curbstone Pr, November 1, 2003, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: How does the literature of a society that has endured decades of war reflect the echoes of that violence to bodies and spirits while depicting the ordinary lives of men and women who are searching, as all people do, for meaning, for happiness, for normalcy, for love?

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Product Description: The Wished For Country is set during the founding period of the Maryland colony, during the mid-17th century. The novel focuses on the entwined stories of James Hallam, a carpenter and indentured servant; Ezekiel, an African slave brought to Maryland from Barbados; and Tawzin, a Piscataway Indian, kidnapped to England when a child, and now back in America...read more

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9781880684894 | 1 edition (Curbstone Pr, September 1, 2002), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The Wished For Country is set during the founding period of the Maryland colony, during the mid-17th century.

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Product Description: Nguyen Khai's documentary novel, Past Continuous, published in the early 1980s before the "doi moi" policy was introduced, gives a fascinating inside view of North Vietnamese views and strategies during the American War in Vietnam...read more
By Wayne Karlin (trans), Khai Nguyen and Thanh Hao Phan (trans)

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9781880684788 | 1 edition (Curbstone Pr, October 1, 2001), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Nguyen Khai's documentary novel, Past Continuous, published in the early 1980s before the "doi moi" policy was introduced, gives a fascinating inside view of North Vietnamese views and strategies during the American War in Vietnam.

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Product Description: Deep in the forested Vietnamese island of Cat Bac, a jungle seethes with the irrepressible force of its own history. Haunted by agonies of temptation and frustration, "the women on the island" are prisoners of the power of the place, the power of the past, the power of desire and constraint...read more

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9780295980867 | Univ of Washington Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Deep in the forested Vietnamese island of Cat Bac, a jungle seethes with the irrepressible force of its own history.

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Product Description: Against the Flood caused a sensation in Viet Nam when it was published in 1999 because of its controversial description of sex and politics in that country. The plot revolves around a writer, Khiem, whose book is banned and who is publicly censured by his contemporaries, while the tangled relationships in his own circle involve drug-trafficking and adultery...read more
By Phan Thanh Hao (trans), Wayne Karlin (trans) and Van Khang Ma

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9781880684672 | Curbstone Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Against the Flood caused a sensation in Viet Nam when it was published in 1999 because of its controversial description of sex and politics in that country.

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Product Description: Central to Wayne Karlin's novel Prisoners is the story of Kiet, a runaway teenage orphan from Vietnam who is seeking her Black father and whose flight impinges upon the lives of several other characters, many of them Vietnam War veterans...read more

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9781880684566 | Curbstone Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Kiet, a runaway teenager, searches for her Black father, her own identity, and a way to end her pain

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9781880684719 | Reprint edition (Curbstone Pr, October 1, 2000), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Central to Wayne Karlin's novel Prisoners is the story of Kiet, a runaway teenage orphan from Vietnam who is seeking her Black father and whose flight impinges upon the lives of several other characters, many of them Vietnam War veterans.

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Product Description: Behind the Red Mist gives us for the first time in English a wide range of stories from the most important writer of the post-war generation in Vietnam. The characters range from a party official who turns into a goat while watching porno movies, to an Indian who carries his mother's bones in his knapsack, to a war widow trying desperately to piece together her life through the fragments of debris she collects from her back yard...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781880684542 | Curbstone Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Behind the Red Mist gives us for the first time in English a wide range of stories from the most important writer of the post-war generation in Vietnam.

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Product Description: This collection of 14 stories--each a harrowing sketch of the Vietnam War and its aftermath-- offers American readers a glimpse offamiliar territory, but from an unfamiliar perspective. Often writing from a young woman's point of view, Le Minh Khue, a war veteran who served in the Youth Volunteers Brigade, uses simple, understated prose to describe numbing horrors: "There were three of us...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Wayne Karlin (editor), Minh Khue Le, Dana Sachs (trans) and Bac Hoai Tran (trans)

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9781880684474 | 1 edition (Curbstone Pr, April 1, 1997), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This collection of 14 stories--each a harrowing sketch of the Vietnam War and its aftermath-- offers American readers a glimpse offamiliar territory, but from an unfamiliar perspective.

Recounts the author's journey to his mother's old village in Kolno, Poland, interweaving his mother's stories and memories of the Holocaust, and his own memories of the Vietnam War

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9781880684429 | Curbstone Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Recounts the author's journey to his mother's old village in Kolno, Poland, interweaving his mother's stories and memories of the Holocaust, and his own memories of the Vietnam War

When a visiting congressman asks him to help establish contact with a group of MIAs, Loman, a Vietnam veteran operating a bar out of Bangkok, begins an adventure that will forever alter his life.

Hardcover:

9780805010831 | Henry Holt & Co, February 1, 1993, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: A visiting congressman asks Loman, a Vietnam veteran now running a bar in Bangkok, to try to contact a group of MIAs operating as an independent force within the Golden Triangle

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Ezra Brenner, a Jew, and Maryam Halim, a Palestinian, childhood chums, reunite during a filming on the deserts of Israel, but their love affair is complicated by the political antagonism of their nationalities

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9780805010763 | Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1989, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Ezra Brenner, a Jew, and Maryam Halim, a Palestinian, childhood chums, reunite during a filming on the deserts of Israel, but their love affair is complicated by the political antagonism of their nationalities

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Emmett Wheeler, a Vietnam veteran teaching English to Vietnamese refugees in Maryland, searches for his boyhood friend Dennis Slagel and ends up falling in love with Xuan, Dennis's Vietnamese lover

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9780805007152 | Henry Holt & Co, May 1, 1988, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Emmett Wheeler, a Vietnam veteran teaching English to Vietnamese refugees in Maryland, searches for his boyhood friend Dennis Slagel and ends up falling in love with Xuan, Dennis's Vietnamese lover

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