Everything you need to understand or teach A Vietcong Memoir by Truong Nhu Tang.
The story begins with Truong Nhu Tang's description of his childhood, a situation he calls the "family cocoon." In this protective life, it is decided by Tang's father that Tang is to become a pharmacist. His older brother was told by their father to become a doctor, and the plan is for the two brothers to go into practice together, a practice that will be exemplary and profitable for both. Of Tang's younger four brothers, one is to be a banker, who will finance the engineering endeavors of the remaining three, all destined by their father to become engineers.
Tang describes his childhood as a "cocoon," and though he has little interest in pharmacy, he doesn't refuse his father. When Tang reaches Paris, he meets Ho Chi Minh. Tang is extremely impressed with the leader's methods of instilling loyalty and finds himself quickly caught up in the political...
A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath Lesson Plans contain 144 pages of teaching material, including: