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cat from Hue

John Laurence

cat from Hue

by John Laurence

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Public Affairs in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Laurence, John.,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American.

  • Edition Notes

    156,232

    Statementby John Laurence
    GenrePersonal narratives, American.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination850 p. cm.
    Number of Pages850
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20934812M
    ISBN 101891620312
    LC Control Number2001019190

      The Cat From Hué A Vietnam War Story (Book): Laurence, John: An evocative, detailed memoir of the madness and miracles of the Vietnam War by a reporter whose experiences in combat - and whose relationship with a Vietnamese cat named Meo - have haunted and inspired him for more than 25 years. Get this from a library! The cat from Hue. [John Laurence] -- The memoir of John Laurence, the man who covered the Vietnam War for CBS from to

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Cat from Hue: A Vietnam War Story by John Laurence (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   The Cat from Hue has earned passionate acclaim from many of the most renowned journalists and writers about the war, as well as from military officers and war veterans, book reviewers, and readers. Now available in trade paperback with a new epilogue, this book will stand with Michael Herr's Dispatches, Philip Caputo's A Rumor of War, and.

      The Cat from Hue is full of bizarre stories of unknown soldiers and famous journalists and generals, of incredible humanity and tenderness and also corruption and cowardice, of the worlds of the American grunt and of the Vietnamese civilian, and of the price of survival and sanity. The Cat from Hue: A Vietnam War Story by John Laurence. PublicAffairs, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.


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In this evocative, unflinching memoir, laced with humor, anger, love, and the unforgettable story of Méo, a cat rescued from the battle of Hue, Laurence recalls coming of age during the war years as a journalist and as a man.

Along the way, he clarifies the murky history of the war and the role that journalists played in altering its by: 6. I found The Cat from Hue by John Laurence to be one of the best historical accounts of the Vietnam War that I have read.

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Vietnam was far in the rear view mirror/5. In this evocative, unflinching memoir, laced with humor, anger, love, and the unforgettable story of Méo, a cat rescued from the battle of Hue, Laurence recalls coming of age during the war years as a journalist and as a man.

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The Cat from Hue proved to be the perfect companion for a trip to SE Asia (a 24 hour trip), both in terms of length, topical relevance, and writing. It is a compelling book from the first page to the last. Laurence's prose is vivid, economical, but never showy. It's a personal perspective, but lacking in self-pity or s: From HUE to CAT BA Island in Ha Long Bay you can travel by train, bus, ferry or plane.

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