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Once upon a Mulberry Field quotes Once upon a Mulberry Field , litcharts Once upon a Mulberry Field , symbolism Once upon a Mulberry Field , summary shmoop Once upon a Mulberry Field , Once upon a Mulberry Field 13b99627 As Roger Connors, A Widower With No Children, Ponders Whether To Pursue Aggressive Treatment For His Cancer, A Cryptic Note Arrives From A Long Lost USAF Buddy Announcing The Visit Of An Acquaintance From Vietnam The Startling News Resurrects Ghosts Of Fallen Comrades And Haunting Memories Of The Great Love He Once Knew.Shocking Revelations From His Visitor Uncover A Missing Part Of Roger S Life He Never Dreamed Possible Peeling Back One Layer At A Time, He Delves Into A Decades Old Secret In Search Of Answers And Traces Of A Passion Unfulfilled.From The Jungles Of Vietnam Through The Minefields Of The Heart, Once Upon A Mulberry Field Follows One Man S Journey To Self Discovery, Fraught With Disillusionment And Despair But Ultimately Redeemed By The Power Of Love.


10 thoughts on “Once upon a Mulberry Field

  1. says:

    This book moved me on two levels One, I felt myself falling backwards through time as I read the familiar terms Cam Ranh Bay Long Binh Sh t hooks Chinooks , slicks, Puff, and Warthogs Charlie Khmer Rouge And the worst of all Tet This story of Roger Connors takes me back to those days I was riveted by the account of this young American landing in country and finding his way amid bombings and bloodshed, but also, friendship Learning to love the local people one, especially Finding ou This book moved me on two levels One, I felt myself falling backwards through time as I read the familiar terms Cam Ranh Bay Long Binh Sh t hooks Chinooks , slicks, Puff, and Warthogs Charlie Khmer Rouge And the worst of all Tet This story of Roger Connors takes me back to those days I was riveted by the account of this young American landing in country and finding his way amid bombings and bloodshed, but also, friendship Learning to love the local people one, especially Finding out what life was really like, there on the ground in South Vietnam I was disturbed to be reminded of how, upon their return to the USA, our young men were punished for their involuntary participation in an unpopular war Support Our Troops is now a given, but it ...


  2. says:

    This is a beautifully written novel that tells a heartrending tale of American and South Vietnamese love at a time when both countries were torn apart by war Set at Bien Hoa Air Force Base near Saigon in 1967, at the height of the Tet Offensive, the novel explores the blossoming romance between a U.S Air Force doctor, Roger Connors, and Lien, a young Vietnamese widow working as a hostess at a Saigon club As the war progresses and political offensives set the country in turmoil, Roger and Lie This is a beautifully written novel that tells a heartrending tale of American and South Vietnamese love at a time when both countries were torn apart by war Set at Bien Hoa Air Force Base near Saigon in 1967, at the height of the Tet Offensive, the novel explores the blossoming romance between a U.S Air Force doctor, Roger Connors, and Lien, a young Vietnamese widow working as a hostess at a Saigon club As the war progresses and political offensives set the country in turmoil, Roger and Lien are forced into ...


  3. says:

    I liked this book very much and could easily see it becoming a movie It s good, old fashioned storytelling Some of it is predictable, but I sure didn t mind because I was carried away by the emotional undercurrents The most powerful scenes take place in Vietnam, where the author transports the reader to the war torn country during the 1960s One can feel the fear that the young men faced every day, not knowing if they would ever live to see their loved ones back home The fear, anxiety, lonel I liked this book very much and could easily see it becoming a movie It s good, old fashioned storytelling Some of it is predictable, but I sure didn t mind because I was carried away by the emotional undercurrents The most powerful scenes take place in Vietnam, where the author transports the reader to the war torn...


  4. says:

    Vi t Nam a love storyC L Ho ng was born and raised in South Vietnam during the war and came to the United States in the 1970s He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and earns his living as an electronic engineer, with eleven patents to his name to date What C.L Hoang has accomplished in this memorable novel is to reawaken a part of history th...


  5. says:

    C.L Hoang uses his own family experience and the stories of military veterans to paint this lush tale of love among the tragedy and ruin of the Vietnam War Dr Roger Connors, widowed and retired at a senior community, is forced to confront the nightmares and pain of the bittersweet past he had struggled to push aside to live a normal civilian life back in the States We step into his story as a medical officer at an air force base often under attack in South Viet Nam, where he lost the fragile C.L Hoang uses his own family experience and the stories of military veterans to paint this lush tale of love among the tragedy and ruin of the Vietnam War Dr Roger Connors, widowed and retired at a senior community, is forced to confront the nightmares and pain of the bittersweet past he had struggled to push aside to live a nor...


  6. says:

    One of the best books I have read this year The story of innocence in a very difficult time in our country and in Vietnam A country ravished by war and the lives and families it touched The characters were so brilliantly brought to life I could visually see the young doctor from Minnesota and The Kid from Iowa When an author takes that much time to ensure you get a feeling for the characters you know you have a great novel to read The book touched me on so many levels, as a veteran mys On...


  7. says:

    There is a reason and a season for all life and love I almost don t know what to saythe emotional realism of the words in this book, through war and tragedy and friendship and family and life It is perfect No spoilers Just sincere gratitude to C L Hoang for capturing the essence of South Vietnam and the American servicemen who cared and have remembered t...


  8. says:

    What a thrill to read this novel from a number of angles First, the writing was brilliant, and I marveled at his command of the English language Second, as a Vietnam Vet, I saw another perspective about the war, the personal side between two cultures Third, the descriptions of the war milieu brought back memories of 45 years I was amazed at the knowledge that Mr Hoang possessed about the American military.Third, once past the character development phase, I was rewarded with a personal and e What a thrill to read this novel from a number of angle...


  9. says:

    I received this as a Goodreads first reads giveaway.I really enjoyed this book Other than what I may have read in a history class I haven t read about the Vietnam War While the story isn t about the war itself, a large portion of it takes place during that time and I learnedabout it The story is about the relationships in Roger Connors life Those he loved, his friends, and acquaintances I can t imagine what it is like to be around war whether in the military, those that live there, or I received this as a Goodreads first reads giveaway.I really enjoyed this book Other than what I may have read in a history class I haven t read about the Vietnam War While the story isn t about the war itself, a large portion of it takes place duri...


  10. says:

    C.L Hoang has woven a beautiful story out of a turbulent time in history The story moves effortlessly between the present and South Vietnam of yesterday telling us a side of the war that is rarely heard I appreciated the author s attention to historical detail and inclusion of Vietnamese culture It feels as though I went back in time as a doctor at an Air Force base in Vietnam and was able to experience Saigon in the 1960s It s a love story of place, the friends we go through life with, fam C.L Hoang has woven a beautiful story out of a turbulent time in history The story moves effortlessly between the present and South Vietnam of yesterday telling us a side of the war that is rarely heard I appr...


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