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Indochina Now and Then

(2010)
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Follow George Fetherling as he travels through Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia looking for any remaining traces of the Indochina that was.

In Indochina Now and Then, George Fetherling recounts multiple journeys through Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, keeping an eye peeled and an ear cocked for whatever faint traces of French rule might remain. While doing so he searches diligently in village markets, curio shops, and rubbish bins, not to mention bookstalls along the Seine in Paris, for early picture postcards of Southeast Asia, the sort that native Frenchmen and Frenchwomen sent home to Europe.

The book is illustrated with 60 such images, most of them taken before the First World War. They evoke vanished ways of life in these exotic "lands of charm and cruelty" that have survived the wars and turmoil of the late 20th century to emerge, smiling enigmatically, as the friendly face of free-market socialism. In its prose and pictures, Indochina Now and Then is a travel narrative that will leave an indelible impression in the reader's imagination.

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January 2017 : Paperback
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Title: Indochina Now and Then (Large Print 16pt)
Author(s): George Fetherling
ISBN: 1-5252-3750-0 / 978-1-5252-3750-8
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
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March 2012 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Indochina Now and Then
Author(s): George Fetherling
ISBN: 1-55488-425-X / 978-1-55488-425-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Dundurn
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Kindle Editions

March 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Indochina Now and Then
Author(s): George Fetherling
Publisher: Dundurn
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA