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An Evening with Hong-My Basrai and Behind the Red Curtain

March 23, 2023

An Evening with Author Hong-My Basrai and Behind the Red Curtain

Riverside Civil Rights Institute

3933 Mission Inn Avenue

Riverside, CA 92501

6:00-7:30 PM

Free and open to the public. All are welcome.

Join Inlandia at the Civil Rights Institute for an evening with Hong-My Basrai, author of Behind the Red Curtain, a Memoir. Learn Hong-My’s story of living in fallen Saigon under communism, and how she and her family survived following the end of the Vietnam War.

Books will be available for sale and signing. Refreshments will be served.

Born and raised in Saigon, Vietnam, Hong-My Basrai (née Lê Thị) is fluent in Vietnamese and French. From a very young age, Hong-My has demonstrated a propensity for literature and love of languages. Transplanted at age twenty-two to Southern California, she picked up English and improvised upon the borrowed language to make it her own. She holds a Chemical Engineering degree and some degrees of self-taught English.

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