Younger brother of Tam, Anh’s father. Uncle Six makes the voyage of escape out of Vietnam with Anh’s family, in the aftermath of the Vietnam War, and ends up in Australia with them. He also lives with Anh’s family for a time in the industrial space in Sydney that the family occupies. He mysteriously disappears for two decades. Anh later learns from his grandmother that Uncle Six, whom everyone thinks is an adopted child, is in fact the love child of his grandfather and another woman.
Uncle Six Character Timeline in The Happiest Refugee
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...Anh’s father Tam was known as Four, among his other siblings, One, Two, Three, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine. Anh’s grandmother supported all the children on the meager earnings of her... (full context)