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

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Le Ly recalls her business endeavor, selling the sundries to the soldiers and on the black market, which lasted about two years. One day she could stand the separation from her father no longer and slips through the jungle to her home where she finds him, emaciated and near death. She tries to ask the American soldiers for her for her father but the translator refuses to help her ask. Le Ly helps her father recover and he later comes to visit her and to see young Hung. On what would be his final visit, he tells Le Ly that a psychic had indicated that he had no future to read and says that he is "fed up" with the situation. Chin arrives later and with the news that their father had drank acid and killed himself.

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