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A Wikia on the year 10 English 'Analysing and Comparing' Unit on the Anh Do's THE HAPPIEST REFUGEE and Nam Le's THE BOAT

The Wiki includes,
Chapter Outlines
Theme Analysis
Analysis of important quotes
Summary of THE BOAT Prompts


The Happiest Refugee tells Anh Do's amazing journey as a refugee fleeing Vietnam with his family, his emigration to Australia, growing up in Sydney, meeting and falling in love with his future wife, Suzie at University and becoming a much loved Australian Comedian.

Vietnam in the 1980s
The Vietnamese Refugee Crisis
1980s Australia and it's Migration policy

The Happiest Refugee is set amongst a cultural mosaic that demonstrates the burgeoning cultural vibrancy of 1980s Sydney, Australia.

After the war

Chapter Summaries

The Prologue Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12

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