As the Heart Bones Break, Paperback / softback Book

As the Heart Bones Break Paperback / softback


In Thong Tran's Vietnam, everyone is at war and no one is who they seem-not his adopted father, a French civil servant, not his Blood Father, the Viet Cong rooster master, not his pro-American journalist tutor.

Like them, the boy from the Mekong Delta cannot escape the war. And like them, he too must create shades of himself to survive.

But even a conflicted heart needs a home. Thong yearns for a true father and a cause to give himself to.

He chooses independence, liberty and happiness-his tutor and the Viet Cong. Tragically, there's no independence, liberty or happiness at war's end.

Re-invented as an American aerospace engineer, husband and father-the Viet Cong informer must spend another half a lifetime crossing the Pacific as a defense industry dealmaker before he can set down the bones rankling in his heart.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
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  • Category: Vietnam War fiction
  • ISBN: 9789814484077



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