Whisper in My Ear

Whisper in My Ear : Volume 1 of 3

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It's the 1960s, and cultural and political unrest is sweeping across America. In the midst of this turmoil, three young Americans find themselves on a path that sends them to join the war effort in Vietnam: Dion Murphy, a handsome football player from Georgia; Cathy Addison, a pretty young nurse from Minnesota; and Norman Coddington, a young man from a wealthy but dysfunctional Boston family. While in Vietnam, all three, along with a beautiful young nurse from the Philippines, must confront enemies from their pasts while walking into an uncertain future. Set against the backdrop of minor skirmishes and culminating in one of the Vietnam War's longest and bloodiest battles, Whisper in My Ear tells the story of two loving couples-with ordinary desires and passions-who are called on to bear witness to an extraordinary time as they serve in the US Marine Corps and the US Navy. It is a story of men and women who strive to fulfill their duties and follow their orders, whether they agree with them or not, while a gruesome and bloody war rages all around them. The main characters are fictional, but the historical events, the cruelty of the war, and the daily lives and culture of the Vietnamese people are factual.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 540 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 30.99mm | 898.11g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507552718
  • 9781507552711

About John Henry Hardy

John Henry Hardy spent more than thirty-three years serving as an enlisted man and as an officer in the US Marine Corps. He is also a retired AT&T Territorial Support Manager and earned his AA in sociology and the humanities, his BA in psychology and his MA in business management. A runner and coin collector, he wrote Whisper in My Ear after observing the widespread mistreatment of America's soldiers returning home from the Vietnam War. John retired from the Corps in 1999 and now lives in Mesa, Arizona, with his wife, Lucy.show more