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Nam By Robert McGowan
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Derived of the author’s Vietnam War experience, the thirty-seven stories in this sometimes harrowing, sometimes hilarious collection look back at the Vietnam War from a distance of forty or... More > more years, nearly a half-century, and via the perspectives of not only the soldiers themselves, but also their children, spouses, siblings, parents, friends. Nothing comparable to this collection exists within the literature growing out of the Vietnam War. NAM is hardly just another batch of macho war stories. These short fictions, most of them memoir-based, neither glorify nor even excuse war but come forward instead as eloquent testament to the tragic lunacy of it.< Less
Notes on Nam By Phillip Donnelly
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More by default than by design, the author finds himself on a six-month contract in a remote part of northern Vietnam. As the year ends, he travels south, through a land that refuses to conform to... More > the cliché the world has built around myopic Hollywood war movies. In attempting to understand the country, he is forced to try to understand himself; and looking inward as much as outwards, he seeks an epiphany in each of the book’s nineteen chapters; questioning, for example, the relationship between journey and destination in ‘Ode to a Sleeper Bus’; the loss of youth in ‘China Beach’; and the nature of risk in ‘Rules of the Road’. Humourous, insightful and literary, Notes on Nam operates on many levels.< Less
Notes on Nam By Phillip Donnelly
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More by default than by design, the author finds himself on a six-month contract in a remote part of northern Vietnam. As the year ends, he travels south, through a land that refuses to conform to... More > the cliché the world has built around myopic Hollywood war movies. In attempting to understand the country, he is forced to try to understand himself; and looking inward as much as outwards, he seeks an epiphany in each of the book’s nineteen chapters; questioning, for example, the relationship between journey and destination in ‘Ode to a Sleeper Bus’; the loss of youth in ‘China Beach’; and the nature of risk in ‘Rules of the Road’. Humourous, insightful and literary, Notes on Nam operates on many levels.< Less
Nam: The Lost Conflict Film Guide By Terry Rowan
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The most divisive war in modern US history escalated without ever even being declared. In August of 1964, Congress ceded its authority to declare war by passing the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. A... More > comprehensive Film Guide to Motion Pictures and Television that pertain to the War in Vietnam. Through the eyes of Hollywood, some insight, facts and stories about this lost conflict. Many of the feature films include information that makes this guide different from others. A to Z Film Guide.< Less
VALE VIET NAM Memoirs of a Civil Surgeon By M. CLEMENT HALL
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The author describes the difficulties experienced in working in the University of Hue, Central Viet Nam, in the period shortly before the Tet offensive.
VALE VIET NAM Memoirs of a Civil Surgeon By M. CLEMENT HALL
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The author describes the difficulties experienced in working in the University of Hue, Central Viet Nam, in the period shortly before the Tet offensive.
The Moonlight Sculptor: The Birth of A Dark Gamer (Book 1) By Heesung Nam
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Heesung Nam, one of the bestselling authors in Korean fantasy novels, reveals an entirely unorthodox hero in an imaginary world of virtual reality for "The Moonlight Sculptor" series. Harn... More > Lee, a debt-ridden teenage orphan, puts up for auction his account of the top-level avatar in 'The Continent of Magick', once the most popular online RPG game in Korea. Once the news is spread nationwide, a fierce competition to win Harn's avatar breaks out, raising the auction price to $3.1M. However, when men in black show up before Harn to collect his debts, he ends up losing most of what he has earned overnight. Determined to send his little sister, Hayan, to college and make the loan sharks pay back, he joins an online RPG game named 'Royal Road' to prove that history repeats itself. Why not claim the top once again? Visit http://www.litenovel.com for reading the first two hundred pages, and enjoying free cartoons! 30% Discount FOR NOW!< Less
VIET NAM 1964--1966 Memoirs of a Civil Surgeon By M CLEMENT HALL
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The author describes experiences in Viet Nam, teaching and practising orthopaedic surgery in the University Clinics of Saigon, and teaching Histology in the University of Hue.
My Viet Nam Stories: Coming To Grips With Living In This Exotic Country. By Paul Rowe
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Paul Rowe, a traveler, linguist, teacher, author and amateur-historian who has been living and working in Vung Tau for many years, has written ten short stories which attempt to reveal more about... More > Vietnam; its history, culture, social issues and of course the endearing and enduring Vietnamese people. All stories have some connection to beautiful, historic Vung Tau Island. A wonderful way to learn about a little-known country.< Less
My Viet Nam Stories: Coming to Grips With Living In This Exotic Country. . By Paul Rowe
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Paul Rowe, a linguist, teacher, author, historian and Humanities Medal recipient, has written ten short stories which attempt to reveal more about Vietnam; its history, culture, social issues and of... More > course the endearing and enduring Vietnamese people. All stories have some connection to beautiful, historic Vung Tau Island, Paul's home.< Less