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Song of the Buffalo Boy (Paperback)

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Description


When American soldiers departed Vietnam, many left children behind—like seventeen-year-old Loi, whose fellow villagers ostracize her because she is con-lai, a half-breed and a reminder of her country’s 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 of others, she applies for the chance to leave for the United States through the Amerasian Homecoming Program, and faces the most important decision of her life: Should she leave her beloved country, her family, and her gentle, loving Khai?      Includes a reader’s guide, an author’s note, and a glossary of Vietnamese words.

About the Author


SHERRY GARLAND is the author of many award-winning novels and picture books, including Indio, The Last Rainmaker. She lives in central Texas. www.sherrygarland.com

Praise For…


“Packed with vivid details of village and city life as well as Vietnamese culture . . . Eye-opening.”—The Horn Book “A compelling coming-of-age novel.”—School Library Journal


Product Details
ISBN: 9780152000981
ISBN-10: 0152000984
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 29th, 1994
Pages: 288
Language: English
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