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Last of the Annamese : a novel, by Tom Glenn

Label
Last of the Annamese : a novel
Title
Last of the Annamese
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Tom Glenn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A novel that transcends the limitations of "war fiction," Tom Glenn's Last of the Annamese is a book that examines the choices forced upon those who fight wars, those who flee them, and those who survive them. The rare novel that eloquently describes the burden of loss, Last of the Annamese evokes a haunting portrait of the lives of those trapped in Saigon in April 1975 as the city, and surrounding country, fell to North Vietnamese forces. Drawing on his own experiences in the war, Tom Glenn tells the tale of Chuck Griffin, a retired Marine doing intelligence work for the United States in Vietnam; his friend, Thanh, an incorruptible South Vietnamese Marine colonel; and Tuyet, the regal woman whom both men love. As the grim fate of South Vietnam becomes more apparent, and the flight from Saigon begins, Tuyet must make a somber choice to determine the fate of her son Thu, herself, and those she loves. During the fall of Saigon as the North Vietnamese overwhelm the South, Tom Glenn paints a vivid portrait of the high drama surrounding the end of a war, end of a city, and end of a people. Reaching its harrowing conclusion during the real Operation Frequent Wind, a refugee rescue effort approved by President Gerald Ford, Last of the Annamese offers a glimpse at a handful of people caught in an epic conflagration that was one of modern history's darkest chapters"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glenn, Tom
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.L4575
LC item number
L37 2017
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operation Frequent Wind (1975)
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Intelligence officers
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Operation Frequent Wind, 1975
  • Evacuation of civilians
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • FICTION
  • Evacuation of civilians
  • Intelligence officers
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam (Republic)
Label
Last of the Annamese : a novel, by Tom Glenn
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 322 pages
Isbn
9781682470930
Lccn
2016047745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958482365
  • (OCoLC)ocn958482365
Label
Last of the Annamese : a novel, by Tom Glenn
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 322 pages
Isbn
9781682470930
Lccn
2016047745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958482365
  • (OCoLC)ocn958482365

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