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I really like Tim Farrington's writing and am looking forward to Monk Downstairs and Monk Upstairs.Published 3 months ago by Jennie M.
Very well written. This is a book about "my" war - graduated high school in 1965 and found it very realistic. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Keepdad
Good read. Vividly portrays life in late 1960's. Shows effects of war on those who fight and those who love them.Published 15 months ago by Jeanne M. Vitale
Farrington does a brilliant work with amazing research and truly has you engaged for a couple hours of enjoyable reading. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Pamela R Durney
This was a wonderfully insightful book about the impact war has on a family. I couldn't put it down. Read morePublished 15 months ago by R. Richardson
We all know marines (any soldiers) were under extreme circumstances when In Vietnam, but the awful strain to a mother at home & how she can cope with the mundane life with children... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
I loved this novel,which tells the story of a young wife and mother dealing with daily life while her marine husband is in Viet Nam. Read morePublished 16 months ago by bookworm
This was an excellent look at the Vietnam era, with battle scenes that seemed very real and an equally strong look at life on the home front for the women and children left behind. Read morePublished on May 15, 2013 by Sheila N
this story is so believable, it could have been the story of any young mother whose husband is in a war zone. Read morePublished on April 26, 2013 by Margaret Greenslade