Carina Hoang has been honoured as one of Western Australia’s most courageous and inspiring women. She was one of the original boat people in the seventies and now works tirelessly documenting the stories of other refugees. Carina visited Spearwood Library during Refugee Week to talk about her experience of fleeing Vietnam as well as the experiences of other refugees, some of which she has recorded in her latest book Boat People : Personal Stories from the Vietnamese Exodus 1975-1996.
“She was amazing to hear!!” and “The stories were very touching and so hard to hold [back] tears”, are a couple of comments made on the Libraries’ facebook page about Carina’s talk.
For all those who missed  Carina’s  talk at our Spearwood Library can now attend her presentation at the State Library.

Wednesday 16 November from 6.30 – 7.30 pm

Theatre, State Library of Western Australia

Limited Seating – RSVP Wednesday 9 November 2011

The event is hosted by OHAA WA and jointly promoted with the Museums Australia and Interpretation Australia National Conference events.