Friday Feature: The Vietnamese Refugee Experience

Finished your summer reading list? Here are a couple books that would be worth a read as you savor the final days of summer with a glass of iced tea or usher in the fall with a pumpkin latte.

the happiest refugeeThe Happiest Refugee: A Memoir

(2010) by Ahn Do

The Happiest Refugee tells the incredible, uplifting and inspiring life story of one of Australia’s best loved comedians.  The Happiest Refugee is a memoir that chronicles the tragedy, humor, heartache and unswerving determination that will move and amuse all who read it.

inside out bookInside out and Back Again

(2011) by Thanhha Lai

A New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award. This this coming-of-age debut novel has been celebrated for its touching child’s-eye view of family and immigration.


(On occasional Fridays, we highlight one entertainment option related to our clients or some aspect of our work to help you celebrate the weekend and possibly recommend to employers and other community supporters in the following week.)



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