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Mekong! by James R. Reeves

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • History / Military / Vietnam War,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10685055M
ISBN 100345342550
ISBN 109780345342553

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The Mekong flows thru 6 countries and frequently forms the borders between them. The constant search for a navigable passage is detailed. This book should be read before travelling thru French IndoChina as it answers many of the questions, such as why one cannot sail up from Cambodia into by: In this book, the author traces the history of the region back to the "Pre-Angkor" era to the end of the 20th Century. However, Saigon seemed the perfect place to finish this book on the Mekong River, as I've come into this country on the river from Cambodia/5. In The Nightmare of the Mekong: A True History of Love, Family, and the War in Vietnam ( pp., $, paper) Terry Sater shares his time in the service in great detail with the reader. The book is filled with personal vignettes and covers his experiences from boot camp to combat and home again. Using letters he saved from family and friends—along with remembrances from his war buddies /5(14). Filled with stories of the historic cultures all along the river— The Last Days of the Mighty Mekong shows how the river is being changed by human intervention. He shows how different communities have been affected and are coping with the Mekong being harnessed. One of the best reads this year.5/5(6).

1st Place Gold eLit award winner and is a 4 Star Clarion Review a dark night in the Mekong Delta, young platoon sergeant Edgar Eaton's courage and self-sacrifice would mean the difference between life and death for his wounded comrades/5(). UNBREAKABLE (Murder on the Mekong, Book 1): Vietnam War Psychological Thriller Paperback – by Hart Rivers (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. Book 1 of 3 in the Murder on the Mekong Series. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Reviews: 5. UNBREAKABLE (Murder on the Mekong, Book 1): Vietnam War Psychological Thriller - Kindle edition by Rivers, Hart. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading UNBREAKABLE (Murder on the Mekong, Book 1): Vietnam War Psychological Thriller.5/5(5). Across the Mekong River paints a vivid picture of the Hmong immigrant experience, exploring family love, sacrifice, and the resiliency of the human spirit to overcome tragic circumstances. All Books, All the Time Read author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more at the Amazon Book Review. /5().

Look no further than Mekong Express if you need a bus trip to Vietnam or Ho Chi Minh, Siem Reap, Sihanouk Ville for safe, reliable, cheap fare, and high speed wifi Now!/5. The Nightmare of the Mekong, Eureka, Missouri. 1, likes talking about this. “The Nightmare of the Mekong” is a gritty account of the Vietnam War, from a sailor who manned automatic weapons 5/5(1).   Taking the slow boat down the Mekong River really is a “must do” activity in Laos and it also makes for very convenient transportation for anyone traveling overland from Thailand into Laos. More Information. You can book directly with them on their website, there is a link to their site at the end of this post. Menu mobile. Why Choose Us; Blog. Recent Blogs; Destination Spotlight; INFORMATION. Faq; Customer Reviews.