Rain falling on tamarind trees : a travelogue of Vietnam /

Come along with the author as he returns to visit Vietnam, his ancestral homeland, for the first time after a decades-long absence. Retrace his steps with him around his former hometown of Saigon in the south, and then follow him along on an itinerary of discovery to other unique destinations throug...

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Main Author: Hoàng, C. L., 1956-
Format: Book
Published: San Diego, CA : Willow Stream Publishing, [2018]
Physical Description: iii, 119 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Edition: First edition.
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