Tag Archives: Vietnam

Book Review: The Quiet American

The Quiet American, by Graham Greene This is the book where Graham Greene makes his anti-American feeling all too obvious, alas, to be comfortable to those who are genuinely patriotic.  This book is the sort of book that is most … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Political Incorrect Guide To The Vietnam War

The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Vietnam War, by Phillip Jennings I have read one book in this series previously [1], and because one of my frequent online readers suggested a book in the series, I decided somewhat on a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Compelling Conversations: Speaking Exercises For Vietnamese Learners Of English

Compelling Conversations:  Speaking Exercises For Vietnamese Learners Of English, by Teresa X. Nguyen & Eric H. Roth [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chimayo Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] From time to time [1], … Continue reading

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Book Review: Last Plane Out Of Saigon

Last Plane Out Of Saigon, by Richard Pena and John Hagan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The author’s claim to fame is being among the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Compelling Conversations: Questions & Quotations For Advanced Vietnamese English Language Learners—Volume 1

Compelling Conversations: Questions & Quotations For Advanced Vietnamese English Language Learners—Volume 1, by Eric H. Roth & Toni Aberson [Note: This book was provided free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review.] As is the case … Continue reading

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Let Slip The Dogs Of War: Crisis In The Spratly Islands

Right now China and the Philippines are engaging in a diplomacy of brinksmanship that is threatening open warfare in the South China Sea over an uninhabited group of islands that are claimed by half a dozen nations. The islands would … Continue reading

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Book Review: Headlines In History: The 1900’s

Headlines In History:  The 1900’s, by James Miller, Bonnie Szumski, and Scott Barbour, editors This volume is definitely a disappointing end to an excellent series.  Instead of the excellence reached by most other volumes of this series [1] [2] [3] … Continue reading

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