The Happiest Refugee

by

Anh Do

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Uncle Five Character Analysis

Younger brother of Tam, Anh’s father. Uncle Five perishes on a voyage of escape out of Vietnam, six months before Anh and his own family flee the country in the aftermath of the Vietnam War. The boat he had been on with brothers Three, Seven, and Nine is shipwrecked by pirates, and he drowns.

Uncle Five Quotes in The Happiest Refugee

The The Happiest Refugee quotes below are all either spoken by Uncle Five or refer to Uncle Five . For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
Migration and Luck Theme Icon
).
Chapter 6 Quotes

Uncle Three passed out and woke up on a beach in Malaysia. After searching desperately for other survivors he found Uncle Nine alive. Eventually they found the dead bodies of uncles Five and Seven.

Related Characters: Anh Do (speaker), Uncle Three , Uncle Five , Uncle Seven , Uncle Nine , Pirates
Related Symbols: The Journey
Page Number: 70
Explanation and Analysis:
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Uncle Five Quotes in The Happiest Refugee

The The Happiest Refugee quotes below are all either spoken by Uncle Five or refer to Uncle Five . For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
Migration and Luck Theme Icon
).
Chapter 6 Quotes

Uncle Three passed out and woke up on a beach in Malaysia. After searching desperately for other survivors he found Uncle Nine alive. Eventually they found the dead bodies of uncles Five and Seven.

Related Characters: Anh Do (speaker), Uncle Three , Uncle Five , Uncle Seven , Uncle Nine , Pirates
Related Symbols: The Journey
Page Number: 70
Explanation and Analysis: