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Bidong: A Memoir of an Absentminded Exile

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In 1989, two brothers leave Vietnam in search for a better future. Together they brave the unforgiving sea, endure hunger in a refugee camp and finally land in a place where they can start a new life. Their brotherly bond, strong during the hardship of the journey, is later torn apart by the values and culture of western society. The older brother clings to the traditional ...more
Paperback, First Edition, 226 pages
Published August 27th 2012 by Deux Voiliers Publishing
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Dec 28, 2012 Ian rated it really liked it
This is a wonderful story written by a talented young author. I really liked the development of the plot around the relationship between the two brothers and the early description of life in rural Vietnam. The scenes in Pulau Bidong refugee camp were very strong.
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