A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Truong Nhu Tang
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Chapter Abstracts

Chapters One through Three

* Truong Nhu Tang's description of his childhood is called the "family cocoon."

* Tang and his brothers attend a French school, following in their French-educated father's footsteps.

* When a revolution takes place in Saigon in 1945, Tang joins the "Jeunesse d'Advant-Garde," or the "Vanguard Youth."

* Tang meets and falls in love with a girl, and the two families support the match.

* Tang goes away to school in Paris and is among a group of students who meet Ho Chi Minh.

* Tang is taken with the man who instructs the students to call him "Uncle Ho."

* Tang begins an in-depth study into the politics of Vietnam.

* Tang is cut off from his family, including his wife and child.

Chapters Four though Six

* Tang receives word from his father that the family business is in serious trouble.

* Tang, as the only of the six sons who has graduated...

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