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The Resource Mourning headband for Hue : an account of the battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968, Nha Ca ; translated and with an introduction by Olga Dror

Mourning headband for Hue : an account of the battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968, Nha Ca ; translated and with an introduction by Olga Dror

Label
Mourning headband for Hue : an account of the battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968
Title
Mourning headband for Hue
Title remainder
an account of the battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968
Statement of responsibility
Nha Ca ; translated and with an introduction by Olga Dror
Creator
Contributor
Author
lnI5oo47e-w
Translator
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • vie
  • eng
Summary
"Vietnam, January, 1968. As the citizens of Hue are preparing to celebrate Tet, the start of the Lunar New Year, Nhã Ca arrives in the city to attend her father's funeral. Without warning, war erupts all around them, drastically changing or cutting short their lives. After a month of fighting, their beautiful city lies in ruins and thousands of people are dead. Mourning Headband for Hue tells the story of what happened during the fierce North Vietnamese offensive and is an unvarnished and riveting account of war as experienced by ordinary people caught up in the violence"--
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Summary
"Vietnam, January, 1968. As the citizens of Hue are preparing to celebrate Tet, the start of the Lunar New Year, Nha Ca arrives in the city to attend her father's funeral. Without warning, war erupts all around them, drastically changing or cutting short their lives. After a month of fighting, their beautiful city lies in ruins and thousands of people are dead. Mourning Headband for Hue tells the story of what happened during the fierce North Vietnamese offensive and is an unvarnished and riveting account of war as experienced by ordinary people caught up in the violence"--
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10342143
Cataloging source
NIC/DLC
Dewey number
959.704/3092
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS559.5
LC item number
.N59613 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an account of the battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968
Label
Mourning headband for Hue : an account of the battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968, Nha Ca ; translated and with an introduction by Olga Dror
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Small preface : writing to take responsibility -- First hours -- The Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer -- On a boat trip -- Hodge-podge -- A person from Tu Dam comes back and tells his story -- Going back into the hell of the fighting -- Story from the citadel -- Returning to the old house -- A dog in midstream -- Little child of Hue, little child of Vietnam, I wish you luck
Control code
5705044
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lxv, 305 pages
Isbn
9780253014177
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014005693
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustraion, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn866922608
  • (OCoLC)866922608
Label
Mourning headband for Hue : an account of the battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968, Nha Ca ; translated and with an introduction by Olga Dror
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Small preface : writing to take responsibility -- First hours -- The Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer -- On a boat trip -- Hodge-podge -- A person from Tu Dam comes back and tells his story -- Going back into the hell of the fighting -- Story from the citadel -- Returning to the old house -- A dog in midstream -- Little child of Hue, little child of Vietnam, I wish you luck
Control code
5705044
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lxv, 305 pages
Isbn
9780253014177
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014005693
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustraion, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn866922608
  • (OCoLC)866922608

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