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This is not a "new" book and it has already received numerous awards and positive reviews from more distinguished readers and publications than myself, but as the child of... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Jessie
This story really got my attention. A Chinese POW in a US/South Korean prison camp. The story line is historically accurate which I appreciate and in the end they were all just... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Capt Carl
Interesting account of a little known facet of the Korean War, that of Chinese prisoners in US custody. Read morePublished 14 months ago by scott
In a review, the reader tries to create a sense of the book; the task is to boil down the essence of the work and to summarize and give opinion about the quality of the object in a... Read morePublished 15 months ago by J. Edgar Mihelic
Although tough to understand at times, this book is skillfully written and entertaining. Most stories were believable but parts did drag a bit.Published 15 months ago by Stan Tierney
This book reads like a non-fiction war diary - is excellent. Suspenseful and full of interesting detail without becoming bogged in it.Published 16 months ago by MSTR
The book War Trash, by Ha Jin, is the story of Yu Yuan, an idealistic and devoted student who is drafted to join the army and go to fight in the Korean War. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Kyle