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Author Warren, Andrea.

Title Escape from Saigon : how a Vietnam War orphan became an American boy / Andrea Warren.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 92 STEINER,M WAR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvi, 110 p. : ill., 1 map ; 25 cm.
Note "Melanie Kroupa Books."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Little boy all alone -- New life in Saigon -- At home at Holt -- Family for long -- No way out -- Crash of the C-5A -- Operation Babylift -- Flight to freedom -- Into the eye of the storm -- Real American boy -- Return to Vietnam -- Afterword -- Multimedia recommendations -- Sources -- Acknowledgments -- Photo credits -- Index.
Summary Chronicles the experiences of an orphaned Amerasian boy from his birth and early childhood in Saigon through his departure from Vietnam in the 1975 Operation Babylift and his subsequent life as the adopted son of an American family in Ohio.
Subject Steiner, Matt -- Juvenile literature.
Steiner, Matt.
Vietnamese Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Adopted children -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Orphans -- Vietnam -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Children -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Refugees -- Juvenile literature.
Vietnamese Americans -- Biography.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Children.
Intercountry adoption.
Interracial adoption.
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0374322244 : $17.00

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