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    DescriptionThis book has won high praise from those who served in Vietnam, those who protested it, and from younger people learning about the war as history.The story begins in 1968 in Vietnam. Master Sergeant Isaiah Ross and Lt. Patric Gallo don't have much in common, but they share mutual concern about a twice-wounded young soldier who, they suspect, abandoned his unit while under enemy fire. Is it possible that the young man, Billy Kern, could still be alive?After returning to civilian life, Ross and Gallo keep in touch for the next 30 years, finally deciding they must return to Vietnam to find out what really happened. Their guide, Truong, is a former Viet Cong soldier who carries his own scars and memories. Their journey takes them to the Monastery of the Purple Sun, then back around the world to the mountains of Wyoming, where a small-town newspaper editor becomes entangled in the mystery. The plot takes as many twists and turns as the mountainous trails, with a surprise outcome.


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    Title
    Purple Sun
    Subtitle
    An Epic Tale of War and Redemption
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lawrence McAuliffe
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 233
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780942679274
    ISBN 10: 094267927X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: ADV
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.7
    DC22: FIC
    DC21: 813.6
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BIC subject category V2: FJMV
    DC22: 813/.6
    Ingram Subject Code: FD
    Libri: I-FD
    LC subject heading: , , , , , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC032000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    LC classification: PS3613.C27, PS3613.C27 P87 2003
    Thema V1.0: FJMV
    Publisher
    Upper Access Inc.,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Upper Access Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 January 2010