Rated of 5
by Jill S. (Eagle, ID) The Man from Saigon
For those of us who grew up watching the Vietnam War on TV during dinner, I can honestly say that I would not have selected this book on my own. This powerful and gripping story of a female journalist who travels to Vietnam in 1967 to cover the war for a women's magazine will challenge your perceptions of the war. Leimbach has woven a number of contradictions in the book, and I'm still haunted by some of them. This story will stay with your for a long time!
Rated of 5
by Sandra L. (Delray Beach, FL) The Man From Saigon
Ms. Leimbach's vivid descriptions of Vietnam and what it was like during the war are etched in my mind - as are her claustrophobic-inducing depictions of trekking through the jungle . It's as if the country is a main character. She very effectively touched on many aspects and frustrations of this time in history. Her characters were very real to me and I am still wondering who Son is....
British Parliament asks Amazon to clarify why it pays $9 million in income tax on $23 billion of UK sales.(May 20 2013) Amazon will be called back to give further evidence to members of the British Parliament "to clarify how its activities in the U.K. justify its low corporate...