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HONOR AND DUTY.

Lee, Gus.

ISBN 10: 0679412581 / ISBN 13: 9780679412588
Published by NY: KNOPF. 1994, 1994
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Presentation Issue. SIGNED by Gus Lee, with his chop stamp, on a specially bound-in page. Fine in a fine dj. SECOND book.; Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 19742

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Title: HONOR AND DUTY.

Publisher: NY: KNOPF. 1994

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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As one of only two Asians at the U.S. Military Academy in the 1960s, Kai Ting must endure prejudice and preconceptions of his fellow cadets as the specter of Vietnam hangs over West Point

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ws what it means to become an American and lose all that is Chinese. It happened to his father, a former officer in Chiang Kai-shek's army, who never came to terms with his new life in the United States. Now, as a West Point cadet in the 1960s, Kai has a golden chance both to retain his heritage and to become undeniably, gloriously American.

But the Point has dangerous preconceptions about Asians, especially as the war in Vietnam escalates. Kai walks on a razor's edge...and falls into the dark pit of a cheating scandal. Suddenly, he must learn a new tribal behavior, a new etiquette. And his very survival depends on learning it fast....
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