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Forest of Assassins By Michael Bear
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The true story of the year I spent in Saigon, Vietnam, during the war, living with my parents, as an American teenager, free to roam the war-torn countryside on my Honda motorcycle--going where I had... More > no business going.< Less
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Love, Lies, Laos and Ladyboys By Ian Cosgrove
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The adventures of a fat old poof who went travelling after losing his driving license. From Southend-on-Sea, Essex to Saigon, Vietnam in 2007 by train, including the trans-Mongolian railway.... More > Returning often to the Far East he has finally settled (2016) in Luang Prabang, Laos PDR.< Less
In Vietnam By Jeroen Vogel
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Traveling from Saigon to Hanoi on a Honda Win motorbike—two Dutch friends decide to give it a go. Once the bikes have been purchased in Saigon, they embark—without any experience—on... More > an adventurous journey that takes them along the coast and into the Central Highlands. On the way, they lose each other in Saigon’s impossible traffic, sleep in dirt cheap hotels, continuously experience engine trouble, marvel at the breathtaking landscape, and end up in tiny villages. Everything goes according to plan, until two Italian backpackers and their stunningly beautiful Russian passenger, who seem to be in a rush to get to Hanoi, join the two Dutch friends. While one of the Dutchies can barely go faster than 30 kilometers per hour uphill, the other Dutchie holds on to the jolly Italians, who are inclined to cover five-hundred kilometers per day. Can their friendship—and the trip—withstand the ever-growing annoyances?< Less
Requiem of the Morningstar By Alan Maranon
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The day of Judgment was savage and cruel as it's nefarious embrace showed no mercy. But The Great Fall had failed and what was left in it's aftermath was nothing short of what could only be... More > described as a nightmarish reality. The world had been broken, not in half or even pieces but into fragmented shards on the verge of decaying into celestial dust. Most beings perished but some, unlucky or not depending on your perspective, had survived. Saigon and his war clan, the Blood Grendyls were the rebels last chance to defeat King Alphaeon, the self proclaimed savior of the human race. The King accomplished what no other sane person would even think was possible, he allied himself with the other races to stomp out the human rebels. The battle for survival and for freedom has just begun in this new horrific world. Will Saigon and the rebels survive? Will they win their freedom?< Less
Requiem of the Morningstar By Alan Maranon
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The day of Judgment was savage and cruel as it's nefarious embrace showed no mercy. But The Great Fall had failed and what was left in it's aftermath was nothing short of what could only be... More > described as a nightmarish reality. The world had been broken, not in half or even pieces but into fragmented shards on the verge of decaying into celestial dust. Most beings perished but some, unlucky or not depending on your perspective, had survived. Saigon and his war clan, the Blood Grendyls were the rebels last chance to defeat King Alphaeon, the self proclaimed savior of the human race. The King accomplished what no other sane person would even think was possible, he allied himself with the other races to stomp out the human rebels. The battle for survival and for freedom has just begun in this new horrific world. Will Saigon and the rebels survive? Will they win their freedom?< Less
Vietnam: A Country Profile By Library of Congress & Federal Research Division
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Capital: Hanoi. Major Cities: With 5.6 million people, Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) is the most populous city. Hanoi has a population of 3 million. Other major cities are Danang, Haiphong, and... More > Can Tho. Independence: Vietnam declared independence from Japan and France on September 2, 1945. However, Vietnam remained under French control until the communist Viet Minh defeated French forces at Dien Bien Phu in 1954. Public Holidays: Official holidays are New Year’s (January 1), Tet or Lunar New Year (movable date in January or February), Liberation Day to commemorate the fall of Saigon (April 30), Labor Day (May 1), and Independence Day to commemorate Japan’s withdrawal following its defeat in World War II (September 2).< Less
' Shaw - USMC: Soldiers, Spies and Lies ' By Andy Farman
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The second of three prequels featuring Henry Shaw, USMC, Terry Jones, CIA and Peter Dawnosh, Royal Marine Commandos. Beginning with a further insight into the wartime experiences of Henry's father,... More > Dwight Shaw, this time as a Major in the 31st Infantry Regiment at Chosin Reservoir in November 1950. In South Vietnam, 2Lt Henry Shaw, USMC, an advisor assigned to a Firebase Zara, close to the border in Quang Tri Province. Henry will not compromise in terms of honour and integrity and this brings him into conflict with the commander of the ARVN special forces for the province. In Saigon, Terry Jones prepares for his part in the coup to overthrow President Diem, but there is a traitor at work, either in the US Embassy, or CIA Station, Saigon. Megan Grainger-McVanie, a CIA operative with a near-genius IQ, uses her cover as Bethany Robertson, an air hostess with loose morals, to uncover the traitor, but is the beautiful Megan on the edge of a mental breakdown?< Less
Soldier, Lily, Peace and Pearls By Con Cú
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The lives of eight-year-old Quan Phoc in Phnom Penh and two-year-old Minh Chau Thieu in Saigon change radically when the two cities fall to the Communists in 1975. The Khmer Rouge send Quan’s... More > family to a collective farm in the distant countryside. Minh Chau’s family attempts unsuccessfully to flee Saigon. Her father, a South Vietnamese army officer is sent to a re-education camp and the rest of the family is imprisoned Both children escape Indochina in 1978, aided unexpectedly by the kindness of others. In Pulau Bidong camp in Malaysia, Quan becomes Minh Chau's protector, a role that he will play intermittently for the rest of his life. When Minh Chau's family is resettled in Canada, Quan is left behind. At that point, Quan's protector role passes temporarily to Mathieu Hibou, a soft-spoken university student from New Carlisle, Quebec.< Less
Soldier, Lily, Peace and Pearls By Con Cú
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The lives of eight-year-old Quan Phoc in Phnom Penh and two-year-old Minh Chau Thieu in Saigon change radically when the two cities fall to the Communists in 1975. The Khmer Rouge send Quan’s... More > family to a collective farm in the distant countryside. Minh Chau’s family attempts unsuccessfully to flee Saigon. Her father, a South Vietnamese army officer is sent to a re-education camp and the rest of the family is imprisoned Both children escape Indochina in 1978, aided unexpectedly by the kindness of others. In Pulau Bidong camp in Malaysia, Quan becomes Minh Chau's protector, a role that he will play intermittently for the rest of his life. When Minh Chau's family is resettled in Canada, Quan is left behind. At that point, Quan's protector role passes temporarily to Mathieu Hibou, a soft-spoken university student from New Carlisle, Quebec.< Less

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