Child of War, Woman of Peace by Le Ly Hayslip

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The inspiring story of an immigrant's struggles to heal old wounds in the United States, this is the sequel to When Heaven and Earth Changed Places, Le Ly Hayslip's extraordinary, award-winning memoir of life in wartime Vietnam.


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About Le Ly Hayslip

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Published April 13, 2011 by Anchor. 374 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Dennis's accidental death freed Hayslip, but the pattern repeated itself--including through a disastrous reunion with Dan--and, although Hayslip prospered, using hard work as well as money from her husbands' insurance policies to buy houses, stocks, and a restaurant, she admits to being a sucker ...

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Alternately shocking and inspiring, this sequel to Hayslip's award-winning 1989 account of her youth in wartime Vietnam, When Heaven and Earth Changed Places, tells how that peasant girl, now in the U.S., parlays a quick wit and a spirit toughened by war, poverty, rape and desertion into personal...

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