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Imagining America

Sharon Sloan Fiffer

Imagining America

Paul Thai"s journey from the killing fields of Cambodia to freedom in the U.S.A.

by Sharon Sloan Fiffer

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Published by Paragon House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Dallas (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Dallas
    • Subjects:
    • Thai, Paul.,
    • Cambodian Americans -- Texas -- Dallas -- Biography.,
    • Political refugees -- Texas -- Dallas -- Biography.,
    • Police -- Texas -- Dallas -- Biography.,
    • Dallas (Tex.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 199).

      StatementSharon Sloan Fiffer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.D219 K45 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 201 p. :
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2026147M
      ISBN 101557783268
      LC Control Number91002030
      OCLC/WorldCa23144140

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