Title: The Land I Lost
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Publication Date: 1982
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First ed.
PresentATION INSCRIPTION FROM AUTHOR; 9.10 X 6 X 0.70 inches; 115 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 114500
Synopsis: The author lived in a hamlet in the central highlands of Vietnam, surrounded by jungle on one side and a river on the other, where he and the villagers encountered animals daily--some easily tamed, others, like tigers and wild hogs, which were terribly dangerous. This first-person narrative brims with life.--School Library Journal.
About the Author: Huynh Quang Nhuong also wrote The Land I Lost, which was published in five languages and received numerous awards. He was born in Mytho, Vietnam, and now lives in Columbia, MO..
Jean and Mou-sien Tseng are preeminent illustrators of Asian children's literature whose work for The Boy Who Swallowed Snakes won the American Book Award. They have also illustrated A Treasury of Mermaids by Shirley Climo (see pages 30-31). They live in Glen Cove, NY.
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