When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: A Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace - Study Guide Chapters Three and Four Summary & Analysis

Le Ly Hayslip
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Le Ly is soon on her way to Saigon, now called Ho Chi Minh City and recalls her own trip to Saigon as a young, naïve farm girl. The story then reverts to Le Ly's past and she says that soon after her first arrest, she returns to Ky La to find that American and Republic soldiers are "everywhere." There are minor bouts of fighting with neither side able to claim a victory but then the Viet Cong plan a massive attack. Le Ly is caught at the home of a neighbor when the fighting starts and remains there until the heart of the battle moves away from her location. She sees a badly wounded man on her way home but knows from her training at the hands of the Viet Cong that she can't help him. She...

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