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Book: Good Afternoon Vietnam - A Civilian in the Vietnam War by Gary Wilhelm
Good Afternoon Vietnam This is the story of a civilian technology engineer working with the Marines in DaNang, Vietnam, in 1968 and 1969. Wilhelm arrived in a blue suit and tie from a military chartered plane and finally found his back way to the USA for a company that resisted ending his work term and allowing him to come home. A Civilian Working in a War Zone The position was working with the [...]
 
Book: Up Close and Personal by Roy Tschudy
A compilation of true short stories through the eyes of a young soldier who arrived along with his comrades in Vietnam January 31 1968 . . . The Tet offensive! During that thirteen month tour, experiences of friendship and bonding as "brothers" was meaningful and personal. The price of war is deep and lives with those who were participants forever in one manner or another. The Vietnam era was [...]
 
Book: The Phantom Lady of Paris by Calvin Davis
The Phantom Lady of Paris? I knew her well. On the other hand as I later discovered I didn't know her at all. The woman did everything wrong. She did nothing wrong. She was a Jezebel, deceptive in every way. I've never known a more honest and straightforward person. During our relationship, she kept me constantly jittery and perturbed. The happiest days of my life were those I shared with the [...]
 
Book: NOW they make it legal - Reflections of an Aging Baby Boomer by Howard Harrison
Mercurochrome. JFK. Beatlemania. Vietnam. Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll. These are just some of the memories from the Baby Boom era that are captured in NOW they make it legal: Reflections of an aging Baby Boomer. The book traces the evolution of American culture from the "black and white" 1950s through the turbulent 1960s and into the '70s, ending in the 1980s "when we began to turn into our [...]
 
Book: Camille: Category 5 - The Most Powerful Hurricane Of The Century by Cheyene Montana Lopez
The events of time in the years of this book I write about all are a true story of a time of history forgotten about. I hope by writing this book it brings about the reality of life which you will not forget about. Mother nature always displays her powers. The damages are quiet ponderous and ravishing.Maybe it will get you to remembering. Perhaps it will leave you gasping to not want to be in any [...]
 
Book: Giselle and the Fate of Wahine by Marty Walpole
It was a day before Easter, April 1968, when journalist Emma Cassidy boarded the inter-island ferry, Wahine, sailing from Christchurch's port of Lyttelton to Wellington. On the bridge Captain Angus Robertson, after reading a satisfactory weather report on Cyclone Giselle, orders Wahine's departure. The ship, with over 300 passengers and crew, makes her way up the eastern coastline of New Zealand [...]
 
Book: One Soldier's Story by Jim Akers
A small town Soldier's account of his Military stint, primarily during his time in the Vietnam War with the 9th Infantry Division in 1968-69. Transport yourself back to another time with One Soldier's Story, the war memoir and book by Jim Akers of Mount Airy, North Carolina. Put yourself in the shoes of a young man from Small Town, USA, who found himself in the middle of the Vietnam War. Relive [...]
 
Book: Sins of the Father by Lee Williams
This novel is historical fiction. It involves an African American man whose ancestors were emancipated from slavery in Mississippi over 100 years before the action starts. He now finds himself enslaved to the Ku Klux Klan and about to begin a journey that will find him involved in the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert F. Kennedy. He escapes the Klan and assumes a new identity in [...]
 
Book: Mica Highways by William Elliott Hazelgrove
"Sleeping with a black man in the South is punishable by death in 1968." A hypnotic tale of terror and temptation, Bestselling author William Elliott Hazelgrove's Mica Highways is an emotion-packed novel that deftly captures the unique landscape of the American South. With its fierce vision of love, violence, and redemption, this powerfully haunting work recalls the intensity and passion of To [...]
 
Book: A Poet's Heart by Charles O'Rourke
This book is an outgrowth of the many poems that I have written over the years of my life. Most of them stemmed from the love for my wife Madeline. Some of the poems go back as far as 1968 when we were courting. The most recent poems stem from the love I felt for her after her stroke in 2001. The poems would come to me at all hours of the day and night. They were persistent. As any poet would [...]
 
Book: Evil in the Mirror - A Murder Mystery by Mitt Winstead
It's 1968 in dusty Tucson, Arizona. Two young flower children are found murdered, but police could care less about the death of the two hippies. Until Detective Jon Mull's partner is killed, that is. Detective Mull knows the death of his partner is linked to the hippies' case, but proving it remains elusive. Things heat up even more under the desert sun when the killers strike again -- this time [...]
 
Book: Postmark from the Past by Vickie Phelps
In November 1989, Emily Patterson is enjoying a quiet life in West Texas. She lives in the same house she grew up in, has a great job and good friends. But emptiness nips at her heart. Then a red envelope appears in her mailbox. It's a letter from Mark who declares his love for her, and promises to come to her if he makes it home alive. But who is Mark? She flips the envelope over, but there is [...]
 
Book: When Afternoons Taper to Mortality and other poems by Richard Walne
Acclaimed South African writer, poet and musician Richard Walne (1968 - 2007) takes us on a poignant and, at times, melancholy journey in this collection of poems, found in a journal on his kitchen counter after his death. When Afternoons Taper to Mortality and other poems is an evocative exploration of love, loss, beginnings and endings. "Richard Walne's poems invite us in to their own world of [...]
 
Book: Solo Vietnam (Flying Solo Series Book 2) by Jeanette Vaughan
French Cajun Aviatrix. A-4 Skyhawk pilot. Vietnam. Nora Broussard dares to earn her wings gaining liberty. Despite the heroics, her heart remains unrequited and broken. When she finds out her star-crossed lover is now free, yet thousands of miles away from New Orleans flying bombing missions in Vietnam, nothing will keep her away. The U.S. government won't let her fly combat in a war zone, so she [...]
 
Book: A Private War by Stephen Hazlett
Thomas Kindred left his war behind in 1968, the day he left his Saigon base and became a deserter from the United States Army. Thirty years later, he's living the life of an exile in Canada. To him, his former country no longer exists. Suddenly his world is turned upside down when he receives a call from Rick Goody, his closest friend from his long ago Army days. Goody believes his life is in [...]
 
Book: Ghetto Bastard - A Memoir (The Ghetto Bastard Series) by Russell Vann
AMAZON #1 BESTSELLER! Society has labelled babies born between 1961 and 1982 Generation X. But in 1968, in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx, which was one of the most dope-infested areas of the world, they donned another moniker. Right across the bridge from Harlem, in the glory days of notorious drug kingpins such as Nicky Barns and Frank Lucas, children born in this section were known as [...]
 
Book: We Served In Silence by Glenn Fannin
(Rated R) Wild! Crazy! Absolutely INSANE people in charge of our national security in the Vietnam War! A story of Army Security Agency agents in the Vietnam War in 1968. From the draft, basic training and spy training to the war. Their lives and loves are exposed and the characters come together to accomplish their missions on the ground, air and water. The outcome of the war may depend on what [...]
 
Book: Hamfist Over The Trail - The Air Combat Adventures of Hamilton by G. E. Nolly
Gold Medal Winner in Global eBook Awards! Now with a Glossary of Terms! It's 1968. Hamilton Hancock is the Distinguished Graduate at his Undergraduate Pilot Training class at Laughlin Air Force Base. He is on the fast track to become a fighter pilot, slated to fly an F-100, F-105 or F-4 in Vietnam. Then, the "needs of the service" intervenes, and he is assigned to fly one of the smallest, slowest [...]
 
Book: Freak Story - 1967-1969 by Jim Musgrave
We are All Freaks Buddy Hartman was adopted by a woman who wanted to get a child to please her husband. When the husband leaves, the woman becomes a prostitute to support herself, and then becomes an addict to soothe the pain. Buddy learns early that life teaches you to be selfish. However, it's Buddy's own drug abuse later in life that leads him to Barry, his "Eskimo," who saves him from a life [...]
 
Book: Vietnam Bao Chi - Warriors of Word and Film by Marc Phillip Yablonka
, the first film to realistically portray the Vietnam War; marine Steve Stibbens, the first Stars and Stripes reporter in Vietnam in early 1962; Jim Morris, 1st and 5th Special Forces Group, whose works such as War Story , recount the soldiering of the Green Berets and their Montagnard counterparts in the Central Highlands of Vietnam; John Del Vecchio, whose classic work of nonfiction, The 13th [...]
 
Book: Paraguay - A Tour Guide by Erwin Boschmann
This colorful book on PARAGUAY is the first comprehensive English language tour guide published about this small, land-locked country. Arriving in time for the Mennonite World Conference in Asuncion, Paraguay in July of 2009, the first three chapters on Basics, Information on Getting There, and Information While Being There provide the nuts and bolts: from the name Paraguay, to facts and figures, [...]
 


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