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About The Author - Quang Nhuong Huynh

Born:  1946, My Tho, Vietnam

Nationality:  Vietnamese

Personal
Born August 22, 1946, in My Tho, Vietnam; came to the United States, naturalized citizen; son of Miu Van (a teacher) and Kiem Thi (Dang) Huynh.

Education
Long Island University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1969, M.A., 1971; University of Missouri, M.A., 1974, doctoral study.

Career
Writer. Volunteer worker for local parks and recreation department.

Military
South Vietnamese Army, 1963-66; became first lieutenant; received gold medal and silver medal.

Memberships
Modern Language Society of Long Island University, Optimates Society of Long Island University.

Sidelights
Huynh commented: "I am the first Vietnamese to write fiction and nonfiction in English. I hope my books will make people from different countries happy, regardless of their political adherences, creeds, and ages. To me, literature must transcend politics, religions, and nationalities. Good literature unites people while politics, religions, and nationalities tend to divide them."

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Asian Books That Author Have Written

Last Updated: 05/04/07

 

 

 

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