Los Angeles, CA: America Asian News Corp. 2007. 340p., wraps, thoroughly illustrated with color photographs, very good. Presentation sheet taped inside front cover asking a library to accept the book as a donation from the family to commemorate their son; rejected by the library as a duplicate.
Biographical album about Victor Lu, California-born son of Sino-Vietnamese immigrants, who joined the Marines and was among the first to die in the battle of Fallouja in Iraq. Bilingual text in Chinese and English, with a handful of Vietnamese documents, collects reminiscences from family and friends, accolades from public officials and community organizations, and media reports. Photos show the young soldier with friends and family in California, in training at various bases, and in the field in Iraq.