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Publisher's Summary

With starred reviews from School Library Journal, Booklist, and Kirkus Reviews, this moving novel by acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers is a modern classic. In the late 1960s, Richie Perry is growing up fast on the battlefields of Vietnam. But in the war-torn jungle, every moment is a struggle to survive. All Richie wants is to make it out alive.
©1988 Walter Dean Myers (P)2004 Recorded Books. LLC
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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 07-18-18

Good Vietnam war book

This book was great. The narrator was great and did not feel like a chore to finish.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 02-16-18

Decent

Overall fairly good nothing spectacular nothing revolutionary but the characters were consistent the story did deviate you could feel somewhat relatable but not so much that you became the character if you want a fairly short read for a vacation or trip on a plane I’d recommend this will I re read it probably not but I thought it was worth the time to listen to.

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