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When the Lion Roars by Gil Bogen

June 26, 2013

The reader is informed on the title page of Gil Bogen's  When the Lion Roars  (Dragon Tree Books, 394 pp., $24.99)  that this is “the true story of Dr. James Allen, the world’s leading authority…

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Dreaming Nicaragua by David Gullette

June 4, 2013

David Gullete's first novel, Dreaming Nicaragua (Fenway Press, 257 pp., $18.50, paper), c omes with a two-page loose-leaf set of instructions on how the book should be read. Gullette is a Professor Emeritus at Simmons…

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Prelude to Reveille by S. D. Sawyer

June 2, 2013

The book cover blurb informs us that S.D. Sawyer's first novel,  Prelude to Reveille: A Vietnam Awakening (CreateSpace, 398 pp., $15.95, paper),  is about “the waiting wife experience during the Vietnam War.” That was a…

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Fielder’s Choice by J. Mark Hart

April 13, 2013

No information is given in Fielder's Choice (TradeWorks, 470 pp., $16, paper) indicating that author J. Mark Hart has military experience. The biographical information on the back cover notes that he “grew up in Birmingham…

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Wild Blue Yonder by Jack B. Rochester

March 2, 2013

Jack B. Rochester served in the U. S. Air Force from 1965-69. He has a Master’s Degree in Comparative Literature. Wild Blue Yonder: A Novel of the 1960s  (CreateSpace, 296 pp., $11.95, paper) is his first…

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The Black Box by Michael Connelly

November 23, 2012

Twenty years ago, I opened the pages of a first novel by a young former Los Angeles Times police reporter about a quirky, troubled L.A. homicide detective: The Black Echo by Michael Connelly. I was…

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Cottonwood by Tom Dawson

October 22, 2012

Tom Dawson served as a combat correspondent in Vietnam. After coming home from the war he became an educator. The two main characters of Cottonwood (CreateSpace, 375 pp., $14.95, paper), his literate and well-produced novel,…

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Discount by Siaosi Tusitala

October 3, 2012

Siaosi Tusitala's short, dialogue-heavy novel,  Discount (CreateSpace, 210 pp., $15.95, paper), deals with a Navy Vietnam veteran and his struggles finding work and adjusting to life after he returns home from the war in 1969.  …

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Backseat by Tom Wascoe

September 23, 2012

Tom Wascoe served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War, but no further information is given about his tour of duty on the jacket of his novel Backseat (Bookstand Publishing, 168 pp $24.95, hardcover;…

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Forty Days to Eternity by Joe Garner Turman

August 2, 2012

The cover of Joe Garner Turman’s 40 Days to Eternity (Tate Publishing, 224 pp., $17.99, paper), a photo of gloomy, storm-tossed seas, makes this volume look like a religious pamphlet. So when I turned the…

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