Told through the bright and unflinching eyes of Cat Thao, a girl born in a refugee camp, We Are Here is a memoir that begins in 1975 with her family's gripping exodus by foot out of post - war Vietnam - a dangerous journey, unimaginable to most, on which most perished. The escape of Cat Thao's family from persecution traverses the horrific jungles of Khmer Rouge Cambodia and into the crowded refugee camps of Thailand. From which, finally, the Nguyens were allowed to board a Qantas plane to a freedom they wanted desperately. ...

We Are Here 2015, Allen & Unwin, St Leonards

ISBN-13: 9781743319277

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