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Lonely Planet Vietnam (Vietnam, 7th Ed) by Mason Florence, Virginia Jealous
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From Antarctica to Zimbabwe, if you're going there chances are Lonely Planet has been there first. With a pithy and matter-of-fact writing style, these guides are guaranteed to calm the nerves of first-time world travelers, while still listing off-the-beaten-path finds sure to thrill even the most jaded globetrotters. Lonely Planet has been perfecting its guidebooks f...


After Sorrow: An American Among the Vietnamese (Kodansha Globe) by Lady Borton, Grace Paley
Publisher : Kodansha International
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As an administrator for the Friends Service Committee in Quang Ngai Province, Borton (Sensing the Enemy: An American Among the Boat People of Vietnam) was one of the few Americans to work in both South and North Vietnam during the war. Much later, 1987-1993, she lived in Vietnamese villages, including a former Viet Cong base where women played a prominent ...


Over the Moat : Love Among the Ruins of Imperial Vietnam by James Sullivan
Publisher : Picador USA
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In 1992, fresh out of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Sullivan and a classmate are hired by Bicycling magazine to report on their trek from Saigon to Hanoi. The plan mutates into a book-length memoir- cum-love story when 27-year-old Sullivan, from Massachusetts, meets and falls for a Vietnamese shop girl in Hue. The eponymous moat refers to one he must cross o...


The Rough Guide to Vietnam (Rough Guide. Vietnam) by Jan Dodd, Mark Lewis
Publisher : Rough Guides
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INTRODUCTION

History weighs heavily on Vietnam. For more than a decade, reportage of the war that racked this slender country portrayed it as a netherworld of savagery and slaughter; and even after the American War ended it was further pigeon-holed by Hollywood’s seamless chain of combat movies. Yet, only twenty-odd years after the war’s end, this i...


Travels Along the Edge : 40 Ultimate Adventures for the Modern Nomad--From Crossing the Sahara to Bicycling Through Vietnam by David Noland
Publisher : Vintage
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Adventure travel has become big business; in 1996 alone, 15 million Americans spent roughly $8 billion on adventure travel and related gear, leading outfitters and packagers to carve up the globe into customized adventures. In this compilation of challenging outings to remote corners of the globe, Noland attempts to help adventure travelers hook up with the trips of t...


Lonely Planet Thailand, Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Road Atlas (Travel Atlases) by Lonely Planet
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From the hill villages of northern Vietnam to the beach resorts in Thailand's south, whether you're driving or sitting at the back of a bus, with this indispensable Lonely Planet Road Atlas you're sure to be on track. Thoroughly checked by Lonely Planet authors, this Road Atlas is the perfect companion to your Lonely Planet Guide.

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Fodor's Vietnam, 3rd Edition : The Guide for All Budgets, Where to Stay, Eat, and Explore On and Off the BeatenPath by Fodor's
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Moon Handbooks: Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, Third Edition by Michael Buckley
Publisher : Avalon Travel Publishing
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Both new and repeat travelers to this area of Asia will welcome Buckley's detailed guide, which draws from his vast, personal knowledge of the region. An overview of the region is provided, including information on history, geography, and culture, as well as practical information such as how to handle health considerations and visas. Details on all routes by air and land ...


Insight Guide Vietnam (Insight Guides) by Scott Rutherford, Insight Guides
Publisher : Insight Guides
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One of over 400 titles in the Insight series,

Insight Guide Vietnam. This 380-page book includes a section detailing Vietnam's history, 8 features covering aspects of the country's life and culture, ranging from the newly-discovered animal species uncovered in Vu Quang rainforest to flavourful Vietnamese cuisine, a region by region visitor's guide to the sigh...


Lonely Planet Cycling Vietnam: Laos & Cambodia (Lonely Planet Cycling Guides.) by Nick Ray, Ian Duckworth
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The various cycling itineraries in "Cycling Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia" explores an enchanting culture and the untouched beauty of a natural wonderland on a cycling adventure that will never be forgotten.

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Vietnam: Spirits of the Earth by Frances Fitzgerald
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Veteran Vietnam correspondent FitzGerald and well-traveled photojournalist Mary Cross explored Vietnam together in the spring of 2000, each using their craft to document the experience. "What struck me, after my long absence," writes FitzGerald, "was not so much how the country had changed but the extent to which it had returned to itself." Accordingly, for a reade...


Lonely Planet World Food Vietnam (Lonely Planet World Food Guides) by Richard Sterling
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If cooking were painting, Vietnam would have on of the world's most colourful palettes. Practically anything can be grown in its diverse climate and, because the people have no culinary inhibitions, anything goes. Vietnam lays itself bare at the table and, with this unique guide, you are about to embark on an unforgettable culinary adventure.

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A Dragon Apparent: Travels in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam by Norman Lewis
Publisher : Eland Books
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Footprint Vietnam Handbook (3rd Edition) by John Colet, Joshua Eliot
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Vietnam after the war--this guide shows readers how to get from Hanoi to Saigon and what to expect in this recuperating country. An analysis is given of the influence of the war. John Colet lives and works in Saigon and speaks Vietnamese. Joshua Eliot lives in England but is a regular visitor to Southeast Asia. 46 maps. --This text refers to an out of print or unavaila...


Footprint Vietnam Handbook (3rd Edition) by
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That Danish journalist and essayist Jensen witnessed something momentous and formative on his journey through southeast Asia is clear, but the declarative force of his title belies the gradual, continuous nature of his discovery. Where and when did the beginning of the world make itself visible to this lonely traveler? On Nanjing Dong Lu, where brash consu...


Land of the Ascending Dragon: Rediscovering Vietnam by Steve Raymer, Paul Martin, Jack Smith, Steven L. Raymer
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"The reader encounters a rich historical tapestry, scenic beauty, architecture, art,religion, festivals, and the friendly, outgoing Vietnamese people too."

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World of Decent Dreams: Vietnam Images by Ellen Kaplowitz, Jeffrey Hantover, Bernard Kalb
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Periplus Vietnam 2002/2003 Country Map by Periplus
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Agent Orange: Collateral Damage in Vietnam by Philip Jones Griffiths
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Philip Jones Griffiths was born in Rhuddian, Wales in 1936. While studying pharmacy in Liverpool he became a part-time photographer for The Manchester Guardian, and later joined The Observer newspaper. He covered the Algerian war in 1962, and since then has covered most of the major conflicts throughout the world. His epic book, Vietnam, Inc., published in 1971 ...


Vietnam: Portraits and Landscapes by Nguyen Quan, Peter Steinhauer, James Whitlow Delano
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A Portrait of Viet Nam by Lou Dematteis, Oliver Stone
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Photojournalist Dematteis took the photographs in this collection on trips to Vietnam from 1992 to 1995. He chose to photograph ordinary Vietnamese going about their daily lives during a period when their country was opening its doors to foreigners after a long period of isolation. As Dematteis notes in his introduction, many books and motion pictures have "...


Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia Travel Pack by John Hoskin
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Practical, informative and user-friendly, the Globetrotter Travel Pack to Vietnam highlights the major places of interest, describing their principal attractions and offering sound suggestions on where to tour, stay, eat, shop and relax. This guide is ideal for the first-time visitor. It is concise and informative and contains over 25 full color area maps, town p...


Culture Shock! Vietnam by Claire Ellis
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You'll never feel intimidated and awkward about the customs and etiquette of another country again. With the insights provided in this CULTURE SHOCK! Guide, you'll learn to see beyond the stereotypes and misinformation that often precede a visit to a foreign land. Whether you plan to stay for a week or for a year, you'll benefit from such topics as understanding...


Red Lights and Green Lizards, A Cambodian Adventure by Liz Anderson
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Vietnam by Jacques Nepote, Xavier Guillaume, Anita Sach, Jacques Nespote
Publisher : Odyssey Publications
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National Geographic Traveler, February 2000
These handsome, well-edited books from a Hong Kong-based publisher cover places few other guidebooks go.... The writers are particularly well-chosen....Odyssey fans tend to be adventurous travelers with a literary bent. If you're lucky enough to find an Odyssey Guide to where you're going, grab it.

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