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A lovely little war

A. M. Lorenzen

A lovely little war

life in a Japanese prison camp through the eyes of a child

by A. M. Lorenzen

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by History Pub. Co. in Palisades, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lorenzen, A. M. -- Childhood and youth,
  • Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Children -- Philippines,
  • Concentration camp inmates -- Philippines -- Biography,
  • Prisoners of war -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Prisoners of war -- Japan -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Angus M. Lorenzen.
    GenrePersonal narratives, British, Biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD805.5.S28 L67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23686625M
    ISBN 101933909137
    ISBN 109781933909134
    LC Control Number2008926741

      Visually powerful and emotionally potent, Such a Lovely Little War is both a large-scale and intimate study of the Vietnam war as seen through the eyes of the Vietnamese: a turbulent national history interwined with an equally traumatic familial one. Marcelino Truong is an illustrator, painter, and author. Born the son of a Vietnamese diplomat Brand: Arsenal Pulp Press, Limited. Book Reviews Such A Lovely Little War: Saigon () Humor, canny recollections, and keen insight make Truong’s illustrated memoir of Vietnam a fascinating, if cordial, journey.

    Such a Lovely Little War (2 books) by. Marcelino Truong, David Homel (Translation) avg rating — ratings. Samoura /5(). Such a Lovely Little War, a graphic memoir, tells the story of the early years of the Vietnam war as seen through the eyes of a young boy name Marco, the son of a Vietnamese diplomat and his French wife.. The Best We Could Do is an intimate look at one family's journey from their war-torn home in Vietnam to the new lives in first novel illuminates what it means to be a refugee and.

    Lovely account of men, women, and racial experiences in WW1 Many books I’ve read about WW1 and WW2 have been focused on women OR men. This novel creates a full picture of the war’s effects on women, men, race, and nationalism. A Lovely Little War is Angus Lorenzen's own story told through his childhood eyes. He was a seven-year-old child of privilege born from a setting of comfort and thrust into a Japanese World War II internment camp. Viewed through a prism that distorted the harsh light of wartime reality into a colorful spectrum of childish fantasy.


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Marcelino Truong is an illustrator, painter, and author. Born the son of a Vietnamese diplomat /5(15). Such a Lovely Little War: Saigon is a graphic novel written and illustrated by Marcelino Truong and translated by David Homel. It is an autobiographical graphic novel of the early years of the Vietnam War through the eyes of a child, as rendered by the graphic artist he became/5.

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Marcelino Truong’s new book Such a Lovely Little War illustrates his childhood and family life during the early years of the Vietnam War. His father (a Vietnamese diplomat) and his French mother moved the family to Saigon inwhere his father became President Ngo Dinh Diem’s personal interpreter.

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