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In Vietnam by Denis J. Hauptly

When the Rain Sings: Poems by Young Native Americans by National Museum of the American Indian

My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard by Elizabeth Cooper

Historic Sites Along the Oregon Trail by Aubrey L. Haines

China since 1800 (An Original harbinger book) by John Armstrong Harrison

Chronological Tables of Chinese History = 中國年曆總譜 [2 vol.] by Zuobin Dong

Connaissance du Viet-Nam by Pierre Huard

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TagsChina (1,025), Vietnam War (610), PRC (313), Personal narrative (310), 1st ed. (290), History (282), 20th century (261), Fiction (244), Description and travel (235), Politics and government (182) — see all tags

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About my libraryFebruary 2011--I recently donated about 700 of my books on the Vietnam War to the Blackfeet Community College in Browning, MT, but I'm still going to keep them listed here.

The Tribal Colleges have a real challenge in meeting the needs of a greatly-underserved population.

January 2013--I just donated my books on American Indians to the College of the Muscogee Nation in Okmulgee, OK. Check with them if you're interested in any of the titles I have listed here. CMN is one of the newer Tribal Colleges. [Actually, I'm keeping the books on Crazy Horse and the Battle of the Little Bighorn for awhile.]

GroupsAncient China, Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Language, Librarians who LibraryThing

Favorite authorsSherman Alexie, C. J. Box, Margaret Coel, David Crystal, Tony Hillerman, Tracy Kidder, John D. MacDonald, Naguib Mahfouz, Amy Tan (Shared favorites)

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Currently readingThe Chinese Language: Its History and Current Usage by Daniel Kane
The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend by Bob Drury
Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir By One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII by Chester Nez
Night in Shanghai by Nicole Mones

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If you want to send me the info, that would be great. I have other duplicates other than Vietnam.

I suspect we are unique among LTers in having even a remote interest in the Vietnam War.
Hi Gary
FYI I just uploaded a cover image for the book below

Don't Tread on my Tire Rubber Sandals: A Tale of Vietnam by David L Beatty
You have an incredible number of books on China. I have enjoyed spending time looking at your collection. Andrew
gary, my newest, BOOKLOVER, is now out. hope you'll take a look. - tim
Hi Gary,
Here are some links to CIA documents relative to the Vietnam War. It looks like some of the items were just declassified earlier this year.
Gary, I highly recommend A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey, by Quang X Pham. Because you're interested in Vietnam. I read it a couple years ago and found it fascinating. Lent it to my parish priest, who really related as he made it out of country about the same time Pham did and went thru the same camps, etc. Have a great holiday wknd. - Tim
Hi, Gary - I lived Odenton for 21 yrs back when I was still working. Retired now and writing my memoirs. My own Vietnam era/Cold War memoir is SOLDIER BOY. Info at or Amazon. Write me, okay? - Tim
OUTSTANDING resource! Thanks
I hope we are not the last, but you are probably correct. People do not seem interested in commiting the time to books. Why read 200 pages when you can Google?!
Ah, I can see that the National Agriculture library probably doesn't have a huge collection of CJK materials, alas.
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