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Peter A. Geniesse Collection

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Peter A. Geniesse
Title:Peter A. Geniesse Collection,
Dates:No Date
Collection #: 1409
Repository:The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Biographical Note

Peter A. Geniesse is a native of Green Bay, Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1960. He has been both a reporter and editor for several newspapers for over 40 years. Geniesse and his wife Jill helped sponsor the Huynh family upon their arrival in Wisconsin in 1981, and the families became fast friends. This relationship inspired Geniesse to write his book about the Huynh family and the Viet Kieu.

Scope and Content

Book entitled Cuc: Flower of the Delta, by Peter Geniesse, decribes the plight of a Viet Kieu family named Huynh through their journey from Cambodia to Vietnam to Thailand to the United States.


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  • Cuc: Flower of the Delta by Peter A. Geniesse

Administrative Information

Prefered Citation:

[Identification of Item], Box #, Folder #, Peter A. Geniesse Collection. 14090000000. The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

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