Articles Related to Vietnam War themed novel

The Private War of Corporal Henson by E. Michael Helms

August 18, 2014

No information is given about the author in E. Michael Helms' The Private War of Corporal Henson (Stairway Press, 267 pp., $17.95, paper), except that he wrote the war memoir,  The Proud Bastards .  The…

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The Enlisted Men’s Club by Gary Reilly

June 2, 2014

In my review of Gary Reilly’s five Asphalt Warrio r novels I lamented that his unpublished books based on his tour of duty in Vietnam still languished in his steamer trunk. I am happy to announce…

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Jaspar’s War by Cym Lowell

April 16, 2014

Cym Lowell joined the U.S. Navy at eighteen and served two years in the Vietnam War. He then went to college and law school. Jaspar’s War (Rosemary Black Press, 352 pp., $12.99, paper) is his first…

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American Blood by John Nichols

March 31, 2014

American Blood by John Nichols (University of New Mexico Press, 390 pp., $19.95, paper), a novel of the Vietnam War, was first published in 1987. The University of New Mexico has seen fit to republish it in…

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Blood on the Risers by Michael O’Shea

January 28, 2014

Michael O'Shea, the author of Blood on the Risers: A Novel of Conflict and Survival in Special Forces During the Vietnam War , (AuthorHouse, 500 pp., $35.99, hardcover; $26.95, paper),  left college and enlisted in…

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After Incoming by Alan Hodgkinson

January 9, 2014

Alan Hodgkinson was part of the San Francisco Haight Ashbury scene in the late 1960s when he was drafted into the U. S. Army. He served in the Mekong Delta as a rifleman with the…

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War Without End, Amen By Tim Coder

December 16, 2013

Tim Coder served with the 101 st Airborne Division in Vietnam in 1969-70 as an infantry squad leader and later with the 1st Battalion/3rd Brigade Information Office.  War Without End, Amen: A Vietnam Story (CreateSpace,…

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Second Watch by J. A. Jance

October 15, 2013

Second Watch (William Morrow, 368 pp., $26.99, ) is the twenty-first mystery in the best-selling J. P. Beaumont series written by Jance, a woman who lives in Seattle and Tucson and who grew up in Bisbee,…

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Mr. Carter’s Sword by Ken Webb

September 30, 2013

I found Ken Webb's  Mr. Carter’s Sword  (Amazon Digital Services, 262 pp., $3.00, e book), a post-Vietnam War caper novel, entertaining. It caught my attention right at the beginning with references to two of my biggest…

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The Happiness Jar by Samantha Tidy

September 18, 2013

In the acknowledgments section of The Happiness Jar  (Storytorch Press, 336 pp., $34.95), author Samantha Tidy thanks Gary McKay, the author of of In Good Company  and The Men Who Persevered , “for all things…

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