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The Voyage Of The Lucky Dragon

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A young Vietnamese boy recounts the perils and hardships endured by his famil as they journey to Indonesia, Singapore and finally to Australia seeking political asylum.
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Published March 1st 1982 by Prentice Hall (first published 1981)
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Jessaka
Jun 27, 2017 rated it liked it
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What a fascinating read. I would call it an adventure, but it wasn’t an adventure for this family who had left Vietnam after the war had ended. The communists came into power and closed down their business, told them that they were going to separate them and place them into a labor camps. Communism always sounds so good on paper.

I remember when I was living in Berkeley, some of the roomers at Channing House, where I lived, put the Vietnamese flag on the roof of the house in celebration of the w
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Jack Bennett was born in South Africa, and began his career as a cadet reporter in 1957. He joined the Australian Broadcasting Commission in 1974. Gallipoli is his ninth novel
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