- Paperback: 228 pages
- Publisher: Mcfarland (March 22, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0786463775
- ISBN-13: 978-0786463770
- Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,790,644 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Bending with the Wind: Memoir of a Cambodian Couple's Escape to America
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About the Author
Bounchoeurn Sao has spent the last 28 years as an educator and interpreter for Cambodian and Lao refugees in Olympia, Washington. He also works for the family janitorial business. Diyana D. Sao (born Bounriem) is the owner and manager of a successful janitorial business in Olympia, Washington. Karline F. Bird, a retired educator, has taught English in Chiang Rai, Thailand, and Olympia, Washington, and at the Shanghai American School in Shanghai, China; Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand; and Hangzhou International School in Hangzhou, China.
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In the end this book resonates with several positive lessons of American Immigration during the 1970's, due to the fact that both protagonists were extremely smart, lucky and blessed.