Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees: A Travelogue of Vietnam - Hoang, C. L.
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Finalist (Travel category), 2019 San Diego Book Awards Former Amazon #1 New Release in Vietnam Travel Guides 5-Star Rating from Amazon Hall-of-Fame Top Reviewer Have you ever wondered what Vietnam is like some forty years after the war has ended? Then come along with the author as he returns to visit his ancestral homeland for the first time after a decades-long absence. Retrace his steps with him around his former hometown of Saigon in the south, and then follow him along on an itinerary of discovery to other unique destinations throughout the country: Hoi-An, the best-preserved medieval…mehr

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Finalist (Travel category), 2019 San Diego Book Awards Former Amazon #1 New Release in Vietnam Travel Guides 5-Star Rating from Amazon Hall-of-Fame Top Reviewer Have you ever wondered what Vietnam is like some forty years after the war has ended? Then come along with the author as he returns to visit his ancestral homeland for the first time after a decades-long absence. Retrace his steps with him around his former hometown of Saigon in the south, and then follow him along on an itinerary of discovery to other unique destinations throughout the country: Hoi-An, the best-preserved medieval seaport in Southeast Asia; Hue, the ancient capital of imperial Vietnam, on the central coast; Halong Bay, a world-renowned natural wonder; and Hanoi, the country's thousand-year-old capital, in the north. Filled with historical and cultural tidbits and personal reminiscences, and illustrated with over forty photographs, Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees offers the reader an insightful and fascinating glimpse of this tropical land.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: LIGHTNING SOURCE INC
  • Seitenzahl: 132
  • Erscheinungstermin: 18. November 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 229mm x 152mm x 8mm
  • Gewicht: 295g
  • ISBN-13: 9780989975605
  • ISBN-10: 0989975606
  • Artikelnr.: 50261053
Autorenporträt
C. L. Hoang was born and raised in Vietnam during the war and came to the United States in the 1970's. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and earns his living as an electronic engineer, with eleven patents to his name. His first book, "Once upon a Mulberry Field," is an award-winning novel set in Vietnam at the height of the war. It is followed by "Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees," a travelogue of his 2016 visit to the ancestral homeland and a former Amazon #1 New Release in Vietnam Travel Guides. "In the Shadow of Green Bamboos" is his latest publication, a collection of short stories about love and hope, resilience and survival, and a recent Amazon #1 New Release in Vietnam War History. Visit his website at: www.mulberryfieldsforever.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/clhoangauthor Twitter: www.twitter.com/clhoang