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South Wind Changing

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A Time magazine "Best Book" of 1994

This is the compelling personal narrative of Jade Ngoc Quang Huynh, who was born in South Vietnam in 1958. He survived the war in Vietnam to become a university student in 1974. But because the Hanoi government policy was to persecute writers, intellectuals, and any suspected enemies of the state, Huynh was sent to a labor camp. South Win
Paperback, 305 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by Graywolf Press (first published February 1st 1994)
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This book is amazing. The first book by this author is about his journey from a war torn country across the oceans and to America. It is a heroic journey that leaves as if you were it's mother, you know he will be alright but you worry for his future.
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jade was one of the best teachers i ever had the pleasure of learning from.
I was amazed at what some people do to stay in USA!
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Jade is the brother of my friend Kevin Huynh.
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