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Title Inheriting the war : poetry and prose by descendants of Vietnam veterans and refugees / edited by Laren McClung.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  808.8035859 INH    AVAILABLE
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Description xiii, 415 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Quan Barry: from zchild of the enemyy -- Tom Bissell: from zThe father of all thingsy -- Star Black: To a war correspondent ; Recollection -- Lily Katherine Bowen: Lanterns ; Falling -- Emily Brandt: from Air age ; Petroleum ; Kapok ; Cork ; Ash ; Silk -- Cathy Linh Che: Split ; Los Angeles ; Manila ; Da Nang -- Teresa Mei Chuc: from Year of the hare -- Brandon Courtney: Prometheus ; Year without dusting ; Achilles, Veterans Hospital (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) -- Linh Dinh: Viet Cong University ; Prisoner with a dictionary -- David Ellis: Aphasia -- Heinz Insu Fenkl: from Memories of my ghost brother -- Nick Flynn: Practical joke ; from The ticking is the bomb -- Terrance Hayes: The long shadow of war -- Jennifer Jean: In the war -- Adam Karlin: How I didnt find my fathers war in Vietnam -- Elmo Keep: The book I didnt write -- Andrew Lam: The stories they carried -- Le Thi Diem Thuy: The gangster we are all looking for -- Nam Le: Love and honor and pity and pride and compassion and sacrifice -- T.K. Le: Part of memory is forgetting -- Ada Limon: Listen -- Brian Ma: July in Vietnam ; Aerial -- Sjohnna McCray: How to move ; Bedtime story #1 -- Gardner McFall: Missing ; On the line : Blue raft -- Philip Metres: The things they carried that we carry ; from Hung Lyres -Mong-Lan: Field ; A new Viet Nam -- Juan J. Morales: The cloverleaf ; Phobias -- John Murillo: Trouble man -- Ngo Tu Lap, translated from the Vietnamese by Martha Collins and the author; Women from the 1960s (I) ; A bullet fired into the night -- Bich Minh Nguyen: The good immigrant student -- Hoa Nguyen: Agent orange poem ; Independence Day 2010 -- Hieu Minh Nguyen: Buffet etiquette ; Cockfight ; Tater tot hot-dish -- Phong Nguyen: The wheel of history -- Nguyen Phan Que Mai, translated from the Vietnamese by Bruce Weigl and the author: The boat girl ; My mother ; Quang Tri -- Nguyen Quang Thieu, translated from the Vietnamese by Martha Collins and the author; Kevin Bowen and the author: The examples ; My fathers laughter ; July ; August -- Vaan Nguyen, translated from the Hebrew by Adriana X. Jacobs: Mekong River ; Packing poem -- Viet Thanh Nguyen: April 30 -- Debroah Paredez: Lavinia writing in the sand ; A history of bamboo -- Suzan-Lori Parks: Father comes home from the wars (Part 1) ; Father comes home from the wars (Part 3) ; Playing chopsticks (Father comes home from the wars (Part 7) ; Father comes home from the wars (Part 11: His eternal return--A play for my father) -- Andrew X. Pham: The fall of Saigon -- Aimee Phan: Motherland -- Bao Phi: War befor memory: a Vietnamese American protest organizers history against Miss Saigon -- Ben Quic: The boneyard -- Ashley Romano: Jersey City -- Josephine Rowe: Vanellinae ; What I know of doorways ; Love -- Levi Rubeck: Yellow flare ; Mall flare -- Karen Russell: Underground in Vietnam -- Brian Schwartz: Invasion -- Monica Sok: Kampuchean skin ; Left- behind looks for the apsaras ; When the war was over -- Kim Thuy, translated from the French by Sheila Fischman: from Ru -- Paul Tran: Self-immolation ; Heirloom -- Julie Thi Underhill: The silent opening ; war dreams -- Mai Der Vang: Light from a burning citadel ; I the body of Laos and all my UXOs ; When the mountains rose beneath us, we became the valley -- chi Vu: The uncanny -- Vuong Quoc Vu: Twenty two ; The year of the pig ; Flower bomb -- Ocean Vuong: The weight of our living : on hope, fires escapes, & visible desperation -- Zachary Watterson: A soundtrack of the war -- Adam Wiedewitsch: Fishermans hang ; Saint Michael, with agent orange -- Hanh Nguyen Willbond: War music awakening for soldiers daughter ; Song of Napalm (by Bruce Weigl) -- Matthew Wimberley: Two days home ; In my fathers words, 1969 -- Karen Spears Zacharias: The man in the jeep.
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Literary collections.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives.
Veterans' writings, American.
Vietnamese literature -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Added Author McClung, Laren, editor.
ISBN 9780393354287
0393354288
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