Paradise of the Blind

Paradise of the Blind

Author: Dương Thu Hương

Publisher: William Morrow & Company

ISBN: UCSC:32106018328564

Category: Fiction

Page: 284

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Hang, a modern Vietnamese woman, is forced to grow up quickly in her turbulent country, squeezed between traditional gender roles and the rampant corruption of the communist government. 15,000 first printing.
Paradise of the Blind
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Thu Hương Dương
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Penguin Books

Written by one of Vietnam's most beloved writers, this is an exquisite portrait of three Vietnamese women struggling to survive in a society where subservience to men is expected and Communist corruption crushes every dream. "Astonishingly powerful . . . a beautifully told story of a civil war within a
Thirty Years After
Language: en
Pages: 510
Authors: Mark Heberle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-14 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds
Language: en
Pages: 639
Authors: Margaret Bald, Nicholas J. Karolides
Categories: Censorship
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds, Revised Edition profiles the censorship of many such essential works of literature. The entries new to this edition include extensive coverage of the Harry Potter series, which has been frequently banned in the United States on the grounds that it promotes witchcraft, as well as
Human Rights and the Arts
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Susan J. Henders, Lily Cho
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-23 - Publisher: Lexington Books

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Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Susan J. Henders, Lily Cho
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: BRILL

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