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Dust child : a novel / Nguyen Phan Que Mai.


"An American GI, two Vietnamese bargirls, and an Amerasian man are forced to make decisions during and after the Viet Nam War that will reverberate throughout one another's lives"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643752754
  • Physical Description: 339 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Child of the Enemy -- Returning to the Land of Fear -- An Impossible Choice -- A Bird Finding Its Nest -- The Heat of Sai Gon -- Sai Gon Tea -- A Flash of Hope -- Facing the Consequences -- Behind the Dark Room -- The Tree of Love -- The Secret -- The Danger of Fire -- The Cost of Hope The Laughing Buddha -- War and Peace -- How to Be a Mother -- Finding a Needle at the Bottom of the Ocean -- The Past and the Future -- Revenge and Forgiveness -- Black Against White -- Love and Honor.
Subject: Children of military personnel > Vietnam > Fiction.
Amerasians > Vietnam > Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Children > Fiction.
Abandoned children > Vietnam > Fiction.
Vietnamese Americans > Fiction.
Families > Vietnam > Fiction.
Vietnam > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 1 current hold with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library FICTION NGUYEN 2023 (Text) 0001012508813 Fiction New In transit -

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