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The Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in Vietnam Setting & Symbolism

Quang Nhuong Huynh
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Tank

Tank was Nhuong's beloved water buffalo pet, companion, and work animal. Tank was famed for his ferocious fighting ability, and he protected the hamlet on many an occasion. Nhuong rode Tank around for many of his adventures, and Tank aided Nhuong when he needed some extra muscle, such as with the golden eels or white catfish.

The Lone Wild Hog

The lone wild hog attacked and killed a farmer. A hunting party was organized to stop and kill the hog. During one night, the hog was worn down by hunting dogs while the hunters kept the hog surrounded. At dawn, the hunters attacked the hog and it died of a neck wound, but not before wounding several hunters and killing many dogs.

Vietnamese Highlands

Nhuong spent his boyhood on his rice farm in the highlands of Vietnam. It was a jungle wilderness, and the boy's community had...

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