Where the Wind Leads

A Refugee Family's Miraculous Story of Loss, Rescue, and Redemption
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.38 hours)
Product Number: Z100124495
Released: Jun 02, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780849922787
Narrator/s: Josh Aaron
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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The first-hand account of a Vietnamese refugee who now lives the American dream. Where the Wind Leadsis the remarkable account of Vinh Chung and his refugee family's daring escape from communist oppression for the chance of a better life in America. It's a story of personal sacrifice, redemption, endurance against almost insurmountable odds, and what it truly means to be American. Vinh Chung was born in South Vietnam, just eight months after it fell to the communists in 1975. His family was wealthy, controlling a rice-milling empire worth millions; but within months of the communist takeover, the Chungs lost everything and were reduced to abject poverty. Knowing that their children would have no future under the new government, the Chungs decided to flee the country. In 1979, they joined the legendary "boat people" and sailed into the South China Sea, despite knowing that an estimated two hundred thousand of their countrymen had already perished at the hands of brutal pirates and violent seas. Where the Wind Leadsfollows Vinh Chung and his family on their desperate journey from pre-war Vietnam, through pirate attacks on a lawless sea, to a miraculous rescue and a new home in the unlikely town of Fort Smith, Arkansas. There Vinh struggled against poverty, discrimination, and a bewildering language barrier-yet still managed to graduate from Harvard Medical School.Where the Wind Leadsis Vinh's tribute to the courage and sacrifice of his parents, a testimony to his family's faith, and a reminder to people everywhere that the American dream, while still possible, carries with it a greater responsibility.

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Original Publish Date: Apr 29, 2014

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CD
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Narrator(s): Josh Aaron
Product Number BN11591
Released: Jul 28, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781491599211
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Product Number EB00456702
Released: Jul 16, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: #9780849922954

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