JEHOVAH’S WINDFALL is set against the backdrop of early 1960s Vietnam, where Air Force documentary cameraman Joe Hoffa finds himself involved with beautiful Chinese heiress Nit Noi Ho. Joe is soon committed to helping save the Ho family treasures from the clutches of Diem’s corrupt South Vietnamese government.
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This is the first book that discusses the effect of foreign language learning on first language processing. The authors argue that multilingual development is a dynamic and cumulative process characterized by transfer of different nature, and results in a common underlying conceptual base with two or more language channels that constantly interact…
From the opening action to the exciting conclusion, protagonist Joe Hoffa, aka “Ja-ho-fa,” (as his driver and compatriot, Dong, nicknames him), is soon immersed in a dark world of smuggling and deal making. This illuminating slice of life takes the reader through the back streets of wartime Saigon, peppered with peasant girl prostitution, black marketing, and unbelievable corruption, and into the towns and villages of that war-torn country.
Through daring and bold undertakings, including brushes with Diem’s secret police, Joe and Nit Noi overcome insurmountable obstacles and finally realize their dreams of wealth and happiness in America.