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Giai Phong! The Fall and Liberation of Saigon

Giai Phong! The Fall and Liberation of Saigon
By Tiziano Terzani
317 pp, St. Martin, 1976
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The author, Asian correspondent for Der Spiegel, managed to remain in Saigon after the collapse of the Thieu regime. He tells a vividly detailed story of a social earthquake: the seismic shift from pre- to post-revolutionary civilization.