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Tatjana Soli
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Vietnam

Vietnam is the main setting in Soli's "The Lotus Eaters." The story takes place during one of Vietnam's most turbulent eras - the Vietnam War. In Vietnam, the people referred to it as the American War so it would not be confused with the French War, both of which were designed to free Vietnam and are considered to be Wars for Independence.

The author includes a map in the book to help the reader with context and locations of various places mentioned in the story. Vietnam is located south and west of China. The country is bordered to the west by Laos and Cambodia. It is bordered to the east by the Gulf of Tonkin and the South China Sea.

The main city mentioned in North Vietnam is Hanoi. The northernmost city in South Vietnam is Quang Tci. Other cities mentioned in South Vietnam are numerous and include...

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