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8 edition of The Last Boat Out found in the catalog.

The Last Boat Out

Memoirs of a Triumphant Vietnamese-American Family

by Truong-nhu Dinhand

  • 232 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by GASLight Publishing LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Refugees,
  • United States,
  • Vietnam,
  • Vietnamese Americans,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11807992M
    ISBN 100975479660
    ISBN 109780975479667
    OCLC/WorldCa70852185

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