NERAKHOON (Ellen Kuras, Thavisouk Phrasavath, 2008)

“The very first thing I knew was that my country was at war,” Thavi tells us, “and that my father was a soldier.” Nerakhoon, which is also being called The Betrayal, is a saga of vicious U.S. war, U.S. betrayal, and becoming immigrants in a strange and inhospitable land. Thavi’s father, an officer in the […]