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Written in a very careful almost "Naive" voice, the lives of two youth's escape from a falling Vietnam unfolds. A repeat again and again of how the innocent bare the brunt of waring men. One trail, although difficult, fares well. Lives the American dream. The other...
Where does Postcards from Nam rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
Postcards ranks excellent among all audiobooks I've heard.
What was one of the most memorable moments of Postcards from Nam?
One of most memorable moments was when Mimi discovered details of what happened to Nam. The details revealed and the emotional intensity described from the characters describing those details impact the reader/listener.
Which scene was your favorite?
My favorites were the alley abode scenes where Nam discovered the piano and Mimi described the amazement in his eyes ... where Nam reassured Mimi in her distress.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
Yes. Actually did it in 2 long road trips. Great way to pass 200 miles.
Any additional comments?
Still unanswered questions: why was the $1,000 returned to Mimi? What was Nam doing in the night club to which Mimi traced him? What did Nam want Mimi and his brother to take from the postcards since he did not respond once Mimi found him? I understand that everything could not be found by Mimi, but it is not satisifying to not discover the gaps, from being found on the boat ... undestroyed because of his "beauty" ... to the nightclub ... no communication for 10 years and then a new postcard ... why? Interpretation is there, but humanity wants to know how he is surviving ... not just that he is alive.