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The Happiest Refugee: My journey from tragedy to comedy
  

The Happiest Refugee: My journey from tragedy to comedy (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

By Do, Anh

Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives on the sea as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. But nothing - not murderous pirates, nor the imminent threat of death by hunger, disease or dehydration as they d...rifted for days - could quench their desire to make a better life in the country they had dreamed about. Life in Australia was hard, an endless succession of back-breaking work, crowded rooms, ruthless landlords and make-do everything. But there was a loving extended family, and always friends and play and something to laugh about for Anh, his brother Khoa and their sister Tram. Things got harder when their father left home when Anh was only nine - they felt his loss very deeply and their mother struggled to support the family on her own. His mother's sacrifice was an inspiration to Anh and he worked hard during his teenage years to help her make ends meet, also managing to graduate high school and then university. Another inspiration
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ISBN 9781459616059
Released AU 22 Mar 2011
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Large type / large print edition
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ISBN-13 9781459616059
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
Imprint ReadHowYouWant
Released 22 Mar 2011
Publication Country Canada Canada
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Large type / large print edition
Edition Large type / large print edition
Author(s) By Do, Anh
Series Read How You Want
Category Award Winning
Biography & Autobiography: General
Number of Pages 376
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 20mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 665g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Autobiography: General
ONIX Text General/trade

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