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Mourning headband for Hue : an account of the battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968 / Nhã Ca ; translated and with an introduction by Olga Dror.

Nhã Ca, 1939- (author.). Dror, Olga (translator,, writer of introduction.).

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Summary:

"Vietnam, January, 1968. As the citizens of Hue are preparing to celebrate Tet, the start of the Lunar New Year, Nhã Ca arrives in the city to attend her father's funeral. Without warning, war erupts all around them, drastically changing or cutting short their lives. After a month of fighting, their beautiful city lies in ruins and thousands of people are dead. Mourning Headband for Hue tells the story of what happened during the fierce North Vietnamese offensive and is an unvarnished and riveting account of war as experienced by ordinary people caught up in the violence"--
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Baker County Library 959.7043092 .N576m 2014 (Text) 37814003107217 NON-FICTION Book None 07/24/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780253014177
  • ISBN: 0253014174
  • Physical Description: lxv, 305 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Small preface : writing to take responsibility -- First hours -- The Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer -- On a boat trip -- Hodge-podge -- A person from T\̀ED\u Đàm comes back and tells his story -- Going back into the hell of the fighting -- Story from the citadel -- Returning to the old house -- A dog in midstream -- Little child of Hue, little child of Vietnam, I wish you luck.
Summary, etc.:
"Vietnam, January, 1968. As the citizens of Hue are preparing to celebrate Tet, the start of the Lunar New Year, Nhã Ca arrives in the city to attend her father's funeral. Without warning, war erupts all around them, drastically changing or cutting short their lives. After a month of fighting, their beautiful city lies in ruins and thousands of people are dead. Mourning Headband for Hue tells the story of what happened during the fierce North Vietnamese offensive and is an unvarnished and riveting account of war as experienced by ordinary people caught up in the violence"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Nhã Ca, 1939-
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Personal narratives, Vietnamese
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Campaigns > Vietnam > Huế.
Tet Offensive, 1968

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