Message From NameBook - 1990
As a journalist, Paxton Andrews would experience Vietnam firsthand. We follow her from high school in Savannah tocollege in Berkeley and then to work in Saigon. For the soldiers sheknew and met there, Viet Nam would change theirlives in ways they could never have imagined. For the menin her life, Vietnam would change their lives in ways hey could notescape or deny. Peter Wilson, fresh from law school, was a new recruit who would confont his fate in Da Nang. Ralph Johnson, a seasoned AP correspondent, had been in Saigon since the beginning. He knew Vietnam and thewar inside out. Bill Quinn, captain of the Cu Chitunnel rats, was on his fourth tour of duty and itseemed nothing could touch him. Sergeant Tony Campobello had come to Vietnam from the streets of New York to vent a rage that had followed him all the way to Saigon. For seven years Paxton Andrews would write an acclaimed newspapercolumn from the front before finally returning to the States and then attending the Paris peace talks.But for her and the men who fought in Vietnam, life would never be the same again.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, c1990
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Message from Vietnam