The Unwanted: A Memoir of Childhood
Saigon fell to the Viet Cong on April 30, 1975. Kien Nguyen watched the last U.S. Army helicopter leave without him, without his brother, without his mother, without his grandparents. Left to a nightmarish existence in a violated & decimated country, Kien was more at risk than most because of his odd blond hair & his light eyes - because he was Amerasian. He was the most unwanted. Told with stark & poetic brilliance, this is a story of survival & hope, a moving & personal record of a tumultuous & important piece of history.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - caroren - LibraryThing
Written by a young Ameriasian blond haired, blue eyed boy who is born in Saigon right before the Am ericans leave Saigon and South Vietnam falls to the Communist. He and his family are left in Vietnam ... Read full review
THE UNWANTED: A MemoirUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In this compelling memoir, the son of an anonymous American GI and a wealthy Vietnamese woman relives ten years of hell in South Vietnam after the fall of Saigon. Born in 1967, Nguyen was the eldest ... Read full review