The writer did an excellent job making it very personal.
Duong Thu Huong has written one of the classic, most realistic accounts of the Vietnamese experience during what they called "the American War."
He sees the change in his country, change in his family, change in his dreams, and most importantly... the change in himself!
Undoubtedly there is value in moving back and forth between the heat of battle and the desolation of village life that supports the combatants, between the aspirations of youth and... Read morePublished 7 months ago by William L Johnson
The book gives good insight into how the other side lived, thought and fought. I would very strongly recommend it.Published 7 months ago by Deniz Bilgin
Being a Vietnam vet, this gave me an insight into the minds of my communist counterparts. I would recommend this to Vietnam history buffs or anyone wanting to understand how or... Read morePublished 7 months ago by al king
Great book to read for any age group. I read this for my college course and it helped a lot to understand what it's like during those days. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
It is an ok book. Gets lost a little when it jumps back and forth in time. Some things were hard to picture when talked about. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Gregory A. Land
This book demonstrates that the American Vietnam Vets who have written more literature about there war than any other generation of warriors before them proves that they are not... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Sgt. Rock
I found the book captivating becasue it was in the eyes of a Viet Cong
soldier which I have never considered or known about before. Read more
As a Vietnam Vet this book was an eye opener for me. the way I was treated and their treatment was simular. the book was really well writen . I recomend it highyPublished 19 months ago by larry benjamin