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The Quiet American
3.96
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not set
May 23, 2014
 
Vietnam: A History
4.13
it was amazing
I almost finished this, but started to lose attention towards the end. But I'm still thinking that I might want to know about those last couple years ...more
not set
Oct 09, 2007
 
The Lover
3.76
it was ok
I am bit torn about this one. This is a well-written, lyrical little novella, and quite lovely in many respects. But it's about a 15-year-old, emotion ...more
May 31, 2009
Jul 28, 2008
 
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
4.14
really liked it
This is the heartbreaking story of Lia, a Hmong girl with epilepsy in Merced. It is intended to be an ethnography, describing two different cultural a ...more
Sep 2007
Aug 03, 2007