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Author Đ̆ạng, Thùy Trâm, 1943-1970.

Title Last night I dreamed of peace : the diary of Dang Thuy Tram / Dang Thuy Tram ; translated by Andrew X. Pham ; introduction by Frances FitzGerald ; notes by Jane Barton Griffith, Robert Whitehurst, and Dang Kim Tram.

Imprint New York : Harmony Books, c2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 DANG,T    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description xxiii, 225 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Summary At the age of 24, in 1968, Dang Thuy Tram volunteered as a doctor in a Viet Cong battlefield hospital in the Quang Ngai Province. Two years later she was killed by American forces. Her diary speaks poignantly of her devotion to family and friends, the horrors of war, her yearning for her high school sweetheart, and her struggle to prove her loyalty to her country. At times raw, at times lyrical and youthfully sentimental, her voice transcends cultures to speak of her dignity and compassion and of her challenges in the face of the war's ceaseless fury. The American officer who discovered the diary was under orders to destroy all documents without military value. As he was about to toss it into the flames, his Vietnamese translator said to him, "Don't burn this one--it has fire in it already." 35 years later, it was returned home.--From publisher description.
Subject Đ̆ạng, Thùy Trâm, 1943-1970 -- Diaries.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Medical care -- Vietnam -- Qủang Ngãi (Province)
Physicians -- Vietnam -- Diaries.
Added Title Nĥạt ký Đ̆ạng Thùy Trâm. English
ISBN 9780307347374
0307347370

 
    
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