Song of the Buffalo Boy (Great Episodes)

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$8.28 - $21.14
UPC:
9780152000981
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
1994-04-29
Release Date:
1994-04-29
Author:
Sherry Garland
Language:
english
Edition:
1

Product Overview

When American soldiers departed Vietnam, many left children behindlike seventeen-year-old Loi, whosefellow villagers ostracize her because she is con-lai, a half-breed and a reminder of her countrys tragic civil war. Only Khai, a young buffalo tender, shows her love and respect. Promised in an arranged marriage to a cruel older man, Loi flees to Ho Chi Minh City. Along with thousands ofothers, she applies forthe chance to leave for the United States through the Amerasian Homecoming Program,andfaces the most important decision of her life: Should she leave her beloved country, her family, and her gentle, loving Khai?
Includes a readers guide, an authors note, and a glossary of Vietnamese words.

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