The Happiest Refugee by Anh Do
Ahn Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His family came close to losing their lives when they escaped war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. But neither murderous pirates nor the threat of death by hunger, disease or dehydration could quench their desire to make a better life. The Happiest Refugee is the uplifting and inspiring story of one of this country's favourite personalities. Marked by tragedy, humour, heartache and unswerving honesty, Ahn's story will move and amuse you.
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