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The Inside Story: Thanhha Lai on Her First Novel

School Library Journal

Thanhha Lai was 10 years old — the youngest of nine siblings — when her family fled Vietnam in the dark of night, leaving behind the gleam and shadow of her childhood and the last sight of her father, who had been captured by the Viet Cong. Her semiautobiographical novel, Inside Out & Back Again (HarperCollins), is set in 1975, the same turbulent year as her own exile, voyage, and complicated arrival in America.