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The Chieu Hoi Saloon

Michael Harris

The Chieu Hoi Saloon

by Michael Harris

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Published by PM in Oakland, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Veterans,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Los Angeles, 1992. Three people"s lives are about to collide against the flaming backdrop of the Rodney King riots. Vietnam vet Harry Hudson is a rootless journalist fleeing a fear-ridden childhood, the specter of a civilian he shot in Vietnam for reasons he has yet to fathom, and the drowning of his two-year-old daughter while he sat by, drunk.--From back cover.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Harris
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.A78326 C48 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination369 p. ;
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25053351M
    ISBN 101604861126
    ISBN 109781604861129
    LC Control Number2010927778
    OCLC/WorldCa610823763

    By Thomas GaughanBooklist Febru Chieu hoi is Vietnamese for give up, and most of the regulars at the titular saloon in Long Beach have done exactly that. Harry Hudson, the protagonist, is a copy editor at the local newspaper, but emotionally he fits right in. Having fled his marriage, he is trying to drink [ ]. – Chieu Hoi leaflets urging the defection of Viet Cong Logo The Chiêu Hồi Program ([ciə̯w˧ hoj˧˩] (also spelled "chu hoi" or "chu-hoi" in English) loosely translated as "Open Arms" [1]) was an initiative by the South Vietnamese to encourage defection by the Viet Cong and their supporters to the side of the Government during the.

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