The Resource They are all my family : a daring rescue in the chaos of Saigon's fall, John P. Riordan with Monique Brinson Demery

They are all my family : a daring rescue in the chaos of Saigon's fall, John P. Riordan with Monique Brinson Demery

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They are all my family : a daring rescue in the chaos of Saigon's fall
Title
They are all my family
Title remainder
a daring rescue in the chaos of Saigon's fall
Statement of responsibility
John P. Riordan with Monique Brinson Demery
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War in April 1975, as Americans fled and their Vietnamese allies and employees prepared for the worst, John Riordan, the assistant manager of Citibank's Saigon branch, succeeded in rescuing 105 Vietnamese. They were his 33 Vietnamese staff members and their families. Unable to secure exit papers for the employees, Citibank ordered Riordan to leave the country alone. Safe in Hong Kong, Riordan could not imagine leaving behind his employees and defied instructions from his superiors not to return to Saigon. But once he did make it back on the last commercial flight, his actions were daring and ingenious. Decades later, Riordan has located the Vietnamese and reconnected with them, sharing accounts of those frantic days and the derring-do it took to get them out to safety"--
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Riordan, John P
Dewey number
959.704/3095977
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Demery, Monique Brinson
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Humanitarian assistance, American
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Refugees
  • Humanitarian assistance, American
  • Refugees
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • Vietnam
Label
They are all my family : a daring rescue in the chaos of Saigon's fall, John P. Riordan with Monique Brinson Demery
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 238 pages
Isbn
9781610395038
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014049615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898750350
  • 832841
  • (OCoLC)ocn898750350
  • 832841
Label
They are all my family : a daring rescue in the chaos of Saigon's fall, John P. Riordan with Monique Brinson Demery
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 238 pages
Isbn
9781610395038
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014049615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898750350
  • 832841
  • (OCoLC)ocn898750350
  • 832841

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