San Diego, CA, November 17, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- Award-winning author C. L. Hoang announces the release of his new book, "Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees," a travelogue of Vietnam (Willow Stream Publishing, ISBN: 9780989975605).
On his first visit to his ancestral homeland after a decades-long absence, the author retraces his steps around his former hometown of Saigon in the south, and then follows an itinerary of discovery to other unique destinations throughout the country: Hoi-An, the best-preserved medieval seaport in Southeast Asia; Hue, the ancient capital of imperial Vietnam, on the central coast; Halong Bay, a world-renowned natural wonder; and Hanoi, the country’s thousand-year-old capital, in the north.
Filled with historical and cultural tidbits and personal reminiscences, and illustrated with over forty photographs, "Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees" offers the reader an insightful and fascinating glimpse of this tropical land.
The travelogue is available in paperback and eBook formats (Kindle, epub) on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and all other online bookstores.
C. L. Hoang was born and raised in Vietnam during the war and came to the United States in the 1970s. He graduated with degrees in electrical engineering from Ohio University and the University of California, Berkeley, and earns his living as an electronic engineer, with eleven patents to his name. Books, history, and travel are his hobbies. His first book, "Once upon a Mulberry Field," is an award-winning novel set at the height of the Vietnam War. It is followed by "Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees," a travelogue of his recent return trip to the ancestral homeland.
For more information on C. L. Hoang and his books, please visit his website: www.mulberryfieldsforever.com or his Author Page on Amazon.com: www.amazon.com/author/clhoang
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