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The Zenith

Dương, Thu Hương (Book - 2012)
The Zenith
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"...An intimate, imagined account of the final months in the life of President Ho Chi Minh at an isolated mountaintop compound where he is imprisoned both physically and emotionally, weaving his story in with those of his wife's brother-in-law, an elder in a small village town, and a close friend and political ally, to explore how we reconcile the struggles of the human heart with the external world."--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Dương, Thu Hương
Title: The zenith
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012
Characteristics: 509 p. ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Duong Thu Huong ; translated by Stephen B. Young and Hoa Pham Young
Summary: "...An intimate, imagined account of the final months in the life of President Ho Chi Minh at an isolated mountaintop compound where he is imprisoned both physically and emotionally, weaving his story in with those of his wife's brother-in-law, an elder in a small village town, and a close friend and political ally, to explore how we reconcile the struggles of the human heart with the external world."--Provided by publisher.
Additional Contributors: Young, Hoa Pham
Young, Stephen B. (Stephen Bonsal)
ISBN: 0670023752
9780670023752
Branch Call Number: FICTION DUONG 2012
Other Language: Translated from the Vietnamese
Subject Headings: Vietnam History 1945-1975 Fiction Hồ, Chí Minh, 1890-1969 Fiction
Genre/Form: Historical fiction
LCCN: 2011046011
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"Weaving together Vietnamese legend, folklore, and history, Huong has created an epic account of events in Vietnam between 1951 and 1969." Library Journal


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