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Inside Out and Back Again

Thanhha Lai

Vietnam-born author Thanhha Lai bursts onto the literary scene with Inside Out & Back Again—her National Book Award-winning debut. Written in rich, free-verse poems, this moving tale follows a young Vietnamese girl as she leaves her war-torn homeland for America in 1975. With Saigon about to fall to the communists, 10-year-old HA, her mother, and brothers are forced to flee their beloved city and head to the United States. But living in a new country isn’t easy for HA, and she finds adapting to its strange customs ever challenging.

Vietnam-born author Thanhha Lai bursts onto the literary scene with Inside Out & Back Again—her National Book Award-winning debut. Written in rich, free-verse poems, this moving tale follows a young Vietnamese girl as she leaves her war-torn homeland for America in 1975. With Saigon about to fall to the communists, 10-year-old HA, her mother, and brothers are forced to flee their beloved city and head to the United States. But living in a new country isn’t easy for HA, and she finds adapting to its strange customs ever challenging.
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Vietnam-born author Thanhha Lai bursts onto the literary scene with Inside Out & Back Again—her National Book Award-winning debut. Written in rich, free-verse poems, this moving tale follows a young Vietnamese girl as she leaves her war-torn homeland for America in 1975. With Saigon about to fall to the communists, 10-year-old HA, her mother, and brothers are forced to flee their beloved city and head to the United States. But living in a new country isn’t easy for HA, and she finds adapting to its strange customs ever challenging.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Doan Ly

Length:

2h 31m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:18


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

22:11


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

19:18


Part 2
Part 2

22:15


Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 3, Chapter 1

32:07


Part 3, Chapter 2
Part 3, Chapter 2

37:54


Part 4, Chapter 1
Part 4, Chapter 1

13:23


Part 4, Chapter 2
Part 4, Chapter 2

03:40