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Viet Nam Recommended Reading List

Ashwill, Mark A., Vietnam Today: A Guide to a Nation at a Crossroads (Boston: Nicolas Brealey, 2004).

Bao Ninh, The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam (New York: Riverhead Books, 1996).

Borton, Lady, After Sorrow: An American among the Vietnamese (New York: Kodansha, 1996).

Bui Diem, and David Chanoff, In the Jaws of History (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987).

Butler, Robert Olen, The Deep Green Sea (New York: Henry Holt, 1997).

Butler, Robert Olen, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain (New York: Henry Holt, 1992).

Dang Thuy Tram, Last Night I Dreamed of Peace: The Diary of Dang Thuy Tram (New York: Harmony Books, 2007).

Duong, Uyen Nicole, Daughters of the River Huong (AmazonEncore, 2011).

Elliott, David W.P., Changing Worlds: Vietnam's Transition from Cold War to Globalization (New York: Oxford University Press USA, 2012).

Elliott, Duong Van Mai, The Sacred Willow: Four Generations in the Life of a Vietnamese Family (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999).

Freeman, James A., Hearts of Sorrow: Vietnamese-American Lives (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1989).

Harms, Erik, Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011).

Hayton, Bill, Vietnam: Rising Dragon (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011).

Hue-Tam Ho Tai, and Mark Sidel, editors, State, Society and the Market in Contemporary Vietnam: Property, Power and Values (New York: Routledge, 2012).

Huynh Dinh Te, Introduction to Vietnamese Culture (Southeast Asia Community Resource Center/Southeast Asian Culture and Education Foundation, 1996).

Jamieson, Neil L., Understanding Vietnam (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993).

Lam, Andrew, Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora (Berkeley: Heyday, 2005).

Lan Cao, Monkey Bridge (London: Penguin Books, 1997).

Mangold, Tom, The Tunnels of Cu Chi (New York: Presidio Press, 2005).

Nghia M. Vo, Vietnamese Boat People, 1954 and 1975 – 1992 (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2005).

Nguyen Du, The Tale of Kieu: A Bilingual Edition of Truyen Kieu, translated and annotated by Huynh Sanh Thong (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983).

Pham, Andrew X., Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam (New York: Picador, 1999).

Pham, Andrew X., The Eaves of Heaven: A Life in Three Wars (New York: Harmony Books, 2008).

Poems from Captured Documents: A Bilingual Edition, selected and translated from the Vietnamese by Thanh T. Nguyen and Bruce Weigl (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1994).

Rottman, Larry, Voices from the Ho Chi Minh Trail: Poetry of America and Vietnam, 1965 - 1993 (Desert Hot Springs, California: Event Horizon Press, 1993).

Truong Buu Lam, A Story of Vietnam (Outskirts Press, 2010).

Werner, Jayne, John K. Whitmore, and George Dutton, editors, Sources of Vietnamese Tradition (Introduction to Asian Civilizations) (New York: Columbia University Press, 2012).