Category Archives: Vietnamese in the US

Our Vietnam War Never Ended – by Viet Thanh Nguyen – NYT

“LOS ANGELES — THURSDAY, the last day of April, is the 40th anniversary of the end of my war. Americans call it the Vietnam War, and the victorious Vietnamese call it the American War. In fact, both of these names … Continue reading

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The Hidden Scars All Refugees Carry, by By VIET THANH NGUYEN – The New York Times

“Many people have characterized my novel, “The Sympathizer,” as an immigrant story, and me as an immigrant. No. My novel is a war story and I am not an immigrant. I am a refugee who, like many others, has never … Continue reading

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Our Vietnam War Never Ended, By VIET THANH NGUYEN, APRIL 24, 2015 – The New York Times

“LOS ANGELES — THURSDAY, the last day of April, is the 40th anniversary of the end of my war. Americans call it the Vietnam War, and the victorious Vietnamese call it the American War. In fact, both of these names … Continue reading

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Post-Katrina, Vietnamese Success Why did one community recover so well? nytimes.com|By Mark J. Vanlandingham

What I missed in this academic piece, is an appreciation that the Vietnamese are used to floods and rebuilding. That is a part of their environment in Vietnam. Post-Katrina, Vietnamese Success Why did one community recover so well? nytimes.com|By Mark … Continue reading

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