When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: A Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace - Chapters Twenlve through Fourteen Summary & Analysis

Le Ly Hayslip
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Le Ly, having left her job at the hospital and refusing a job as a topless danger, soon finds a job in a large trailer that touts gambling tables. On her way to work one night she meets a civil service employee named Jim who tells her that he'll take care of her and her family if she will live with him and care for him as his wife. She agrees after some initial hesitation and finds him loving to her and her son who they are soon calling Jimmy. He pays for a housekeeper for her mother so that she has nothing to do but care for the child and they often take Jimmy to the apartment they share for a night or a weekend. Then Jim's drinking increases and he is violent, accusing Le Ly of being...

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