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Das Mädchen hinter dem Foto. Die Geschichte der Kim Phuc. Denise Chong

Das Mädchen hinter dem Foto. Die Geschichte der Kim Phuc.

Denise Chong

Published
ISBN : 9783455093308
Hardcover
447 pages
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Finalist for the 2000 Governor General’s Award By the author of the award-winning memoir The Concubine’s ChildrenOn June 8, 1972, a nine-year-old girl, severely burned by napalm, ran from a misplaced air strike over her village in South Vietnam andMoreFinalist for the 2000 Governor General’s Award By the author of the award-winning memoir The Concubine’s ChildrenOn June 8, 1972, a nine-year-old girl, severely burned by napalm, ran from a misplaced air strike over her village in South Vietnam and into the eye of history. Her photograph—one of the most unforgettable images of the war and of the twentieth century—was seen around the world. The Girl in the Picture is at once a riveting personal story about Kim Phuc, a victim of war and later, under the Communist regime, a tool of propaganda, and a groundbreaking social history that offers a rare view of everyday life in Vietnam both during and after the war.