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Father, Soldier, Son Memoir of a Platoon Leader in Vietnam by Nathaniel Tripp

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Published by Steerforth Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tripp, Nathaniel,,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: World,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Personal narratives, American,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Military,
  • Tripp, Nathaniel,
  • 1944-

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8686250M
ISBN 101883642140
ISBN 109781883642143

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Father, Soldier, Son Nathaniel Buy this book A case study in the development of a junior officer, Tripp's polished Vietnam memoir focuses on his six months as an infantry platoon leader in. The Soldier Son Trilogy is a fantasy novel series by Robin Hobb. Set in a new world unrelated to her previous trilogies, the Soldier Son Trilogy follows the life of Nevare Burvelle, the second son of a newly elevated Lord of the Kingdom of Gernia. The career of a person living in . "Father, Soldier, Son will stand as one of the finest soldier memoirs of the Vietnam War If all that has been written about the war in Vietnam, in fiction and nonfiction, has made it a familiar story to some, Tripp overcomes cliché by individualizing every well-known fact." (The Boston Globe). FATHER SOLDIER SON: MEMOIR OF A PLATOON LEADER IN VIETNAM, by Nathaniel Tripp. I have probably read a score or more of Vietnam war memoirs, some good, some not so good. But Tripp's is unique, both for its eloquence and for the family and emotional baggage he brings to his story/5.

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''Father, Soldier, Son'' is a straightforward account of these horrors, an effort to come to terms with a burden of guilt, but it is also the moving story of Mr. Tripp's efforts to find solace through love and family. It is a book about being both a father and a son, about the quest for a gentle manhood in the face of mindless violence. "Father, Soldier, Son will stand as one of the finest soldier memoirs of the Vietnam War If all that has been written about the war in Vietnam, in fiction and nonfiction, has made it a familiar story to some, Tripp overcomes cliché by individualizing every well-known fact."The Boston Globe. "Father, Soldier, Son will stand as one of the finest soldier memoirs of the Vietnam War If all that has been written about the war in Vietnam, in fiction and nonfiction, has made it a familiar story to some, Tripp overcomes cliché by individualizing every well-known fact."The Boston Globe/5(32).   About AD the Greek philosopher Celsus, in his book 'The True Word', expressed what appears to have been the consensus Jewish opinion about Jesus, that his father was a Roman soldier called Pantera. 'Pantera' means Panther and was a fairly common name among Roman soldiers. The rumor is repeated in the Talmud and in.