Tragedy to Triumph

Restore, Recover, Rebuild

by Toan Nguyen

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 23/10/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 82
ISBN : 9781504310239

About the Book

For author Toan Nguyen, 2013 was a year of bad luck related to the number thirteen. In Tragedy to Triumph, he tells his family story’s that began with a burglary in his home in North Bundaberg, Australia, and culminated with a flooding tragedy and evacuations brought on by Cyclone Oswald. In this memoir, he shares details of the flooding and how the community looked like it had endured a global war with buildings—timber, brick, and steel—twisted, wrecked, and torn and how his home was in ruins, a muddy swamp, every single item destroyed. Tragedy to Triumph narrates how he put his heart, soul, time, and effort to rebuild the house and his business. Providing personal insight into disaster, Nguyen tells a story of how embracing resilience and persistence helped him and his family gain the courage to overcome the adversities they endured.

About the Author

Toan Nguyen is first a family man and an entrepreneur, running a 140-acre strawberry farm. He is father of two children and husband to his wife of seventeen years. He lives in the small agricultural town of Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia.