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The bridge of monkey: Near beach Platanos Almyros!
It is a bridge that is not used, but wanted him I walk it does not have stability and me it reminded the passage and in particular the passage from a world in the other! and the use and usefulness of bridges in the all moments of our life. Also the book and the history:
Monkey Bridge, published in 1997, is the debut novel of Vietnamese American attorney and writer Lan Cao. Lan Cao is professor of international law at Brooklyn Law School. She left Vietnam in 1975. In many significant ways, Cao's narrative follows the tradition of Maxine Hong Kingston's classic The Woman Warrior, a book about Chinese American immigrant experience. In addition to 'Monkey Bridge', Cao also coauthored Everything You Need to Know about Asian American History with Himilce Novas.
Like crossing a river on a monkey bridgehaving to precariously stay balanced on two bamboo polesLan Caos debut novel Monkey Bridge traverses between several opposing worlds: past and present, East and West, traditional and modern. The novel consists of two narrators: Mai, a teenage Vietnamese immigrant, who flees to America on the day Saigon falls in 1975, and her mother, Thanh, who manages to join Mai a few months after Mai is settled in the United States.
Plot summary:
Three years after their arrival in the United States, Thanh is in the hospital with a blood clot in her brain, suffering paralysis of half side. She has been calling out for Baba Quan, her father, in her sleep. Thanh and Baba Quan are supposed to meet in Saigon and leave for America together back in 1975, but this plan fails because Baba Quan, due to some unknown reason, does not show up. Since then, Thanh has never truly recovered from the mishap that left him without the means to leave Saigon ...etc..http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monkey_Bridge
**See in the WS my other choice of same picture with small but important difference of place of reception that makes bigger impression in the sky. It is agreed?

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