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Child of war, woman of peace

by Le Ly Hayslip

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Published by Anchor Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hayslip, Le Ly.,
    • Vietnamese Americans -- Biography.,
    • Refugees -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, Vietnamese.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLe Ly Hayslip, with James Hayslip.
      ContributionsHayslip, James.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.V53 H38 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 374 p. ;
      Number of Pages374
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1412130M
      ISBN 100385471475
      LC Control Number93021027

      10 War and Peace you with,’ said Anna Pavlovna, looking up pensively. ‘I am your faithful slave and to you alone I can confess that my children are the bane of my life. It is the cross I have to bear. That is how I explain it to myself. It can’t be helped!’ He said no more, but expressed his resignation to . War and Peace opens in the Russian city of St. Petersburg in , as Napoleon’s conquest of western Europe is just beginning to stir fears in Russia. Many of the novel’s characters are introduced at a society hostess’s party, among them Pierre Bezukhov, the socially awkward but likeable illegitimate son of a rich count, and Andrew Bolkonski, the intelligent and ambitious son of a.

        It has been a long time since I enjoyed a book as much as I did LOVE IN THE BLITZ (Harper/HarperCollins, pp., $). Of the hundreds of books about World War II .   Read any book about the history of the World and it’s likely that you’ll be left with one overriding impression: that human beings find it impossible to live in peace with one another.

        KABUL/GERDAW VILLAGE, Afghanistan - At the age of 17, Mohammed Jafar married three women, widows of his three brothers killed in a suicide bombing in in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province. Similarly, on Aug. 15, , Victory over Japan Day, we ran a front-page editorial titled “Peace, and a Challenge.” In it, we, along with all Americans, celebrated a hard-won victory for the.


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