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Stop until the end Maybe the pregnancy ormones ad something to do with *it but I think this would be emotional for anyone to readBeautiful characters *but I think this would be emotional for anyone to readBeautiful characters yet also eartwarming story I d read again This is the best Danielle Steel book I Just Watch Me have read It is powerful and emotional The storyas captured well the dark side of an ugly war which saw to the physical death of millions of and emotional death to an uncountable number The characters were made so real that I was instantly connected to them and over the time with num Message from Nam This book The Art of Success (But You Still Need to Know) has a longistory with me I used to recommend it all the time when I worked in a bookstore and people would come in asking for a romance novel Message from Nam was by far the best title we Swift for the Sun had We moved a lot of copies that wayWhen my very good goodreads friend found it at our school s used book sale my bluff was called and Iad to acknowledge that I d never read itI learned a surprising amount of detail about the Viet #Cong tunneling system from this book Who knewNow I can recommend this book aving read itAlso # tunneling system from this book Who knewNow I can recommend this book aving read itAlso am reading Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain I Elian (The Marriage Groups have to say that Message from Namas the edge Again who knew I love Mark Twain and would be This is America! happy read Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn every year But Life on the Mississippi is all over the place I actually read this book years ago but I recently found an old copy of it in a storage bin in the basement and ended up reading it again I forgotow moving it was Of course being a Danielle Steele novel there s some trashy romance and whatnot but the bigger story the story of Wash Day how war tears apart relationships love s slow death and then love re discovered under seemingly impossible circumstances is very touching The ending is predictable but still very sweet This book was intense compellingIt made me cryIt was exponentially frustrating andeartwrenchingIt left me emotionally exhausted and ultimately relievedIn other words Message From Nam captured perfectly that time and place for which there are no adeuate words the 1960 s Vietnam and a collision of political and sociocultural events that swept the dreams and Two Widows and the Misdirected Message hopes and lives and loves ofundreds of thousands of Americans into the storms of war. Ad come to Vietnam from the streets of New York to vent a rage that Watchlist had followedim all the way to SaigonFor seven years Paxton Andrews would write an acclaimed newspaper column from the front before finally returning to the States and then attending the Paris peace talks But for Eat Cheese and Barf! (Gooflumps her and the men who fought in Viet Nam life would never be the same again. This book is very emotional from the beginning to the finish I very seldom read Danielle steel books but this one I like the most Iaven t read many novels by Danielle Steel but I Path Notes of an American Ninja Master have to say that Message From Nam is one of the best books Iave read ever I liked the plot the dialogue the characters were very real and it was very well written It also appens t Remember friendsRememberthe boys who diedwho livedwho criedThe boys who fought in Nam Message from Nam starts with a poem entitled The Boys Who Fought In Nam And From Nam and from very first few pages and the powerful message contained in those lines I was emotionally invested in this book In reading this book I gained knowledge about a painful piece of our nation s istory that is barely mentioned in American History courses and the emotions multiplied with every page that I read The book touches on many istorically significant events of the 1960s 1970s in addition to the Vietnam war In fact it starts with the main character Paxton Andrews sitting in a classroom in er igh school in Savannah Georgia on the day John F Kennedy was assassinated The entire country was grieving at that time due to the loss of the President and it brought back vivid memories of a time I was sitting in a classroom watching a plane it the World Trade Center The same sense of loss fear disbelief and sorrow felt on that day was described as being felt on the day JFK s life was ended in Dallas on 112263 Message from Nam also touches base on the the continued conflicts regarding the Civil Rights movement and integration In #Fact When Paxton Goes # when Paxton goes Berkley University in California to pursue a degree in journalism she is treated poorly by a black classmate who assumes she is racist because of Sensations her southern roots It was a time of protest and demonstration and the nation remained in turmoil as the situation in Vietnam grew dire and the anti war *movementeated up across the nation Danielle Steel captured this all so well in just the first third *heated up across the nation Danielle Steel captured this all so well in just the first third the book and it was so powerfully done Paxton Andrews suffers so many unimaginable losses throughout the course of Message from Nam and I felt each one intensely She ends up becoming a journalist and after the war first robs Anya and the Shy Guy (Backstage Pass her of. As a journalist Paxton Andrews would experience Vietnam firsthand We follower from Firefly high school in Savannah to college in Berkeley and then to work in SaigonFor the soldiers she knew and met there Viet Nam would change their lives in ways they could neverave imagined For the men in The Secrets of Alkazar her life Viet Nam would change their lives in waysey could not escape. .
A loved one she goes to Vietnam for answers There she
Is Haunted By Thehaunted by the of war and a beautiful country stained by death She sees beggars and small children without limbs other small children in the streets dealing Heavens Fallen (Mantles of Power heroin and the constant threat of land mines bombings or worse Through a column entitled Message from Nam she begins to write articles featuring theard truth about what was going on in Nam She is changed irrevocably by er experiences in war torn Vietnam and instead of finding answers she is forever faced with uestions Another powerful part of the story is ow *The Soldiers Fared During And Following The *soldiers fared during and following the It s Double nickel, double trouble heartbreaking to think of what so many young American men faced for their country and when they finally got to comeome they no longer felt they belonged As one soldier tells Paxton in the book We leave Vietnam feeling like we re Order of Saint Michael heroes but when we getome we re treated like criminals For the record Danielle Steel is a popular romance author but do not ever let anyone fool you into thinking Message from Nam is just a romance In fact the romance felt very secondary to the The Ultimate National Pokédex historical components of the story There are multiple love stories featured in this book and each one felt real touched myeart and broke it too I cried A LOT while reading this book but it was so worth it It s one I won t soon forget This was a fantastic book I found it to be a very interesting AC/DC Principles with CD history of the Vietnam War along with a wonderful romance novel This is one of my favorites by Danielle Steel The story was not predictable as are many romance novels and I feel I was not only entertained but I learned a lot aboutistory The characters were all very likable The story seemed so real that I became misty eyed reading it I Rowdy (Taboo Shorts, heartily recommend reading this one I read this book three times and nowave a desire to pick it up yet once again As a child of the 70 s with a brother who served in Nam this book gave me a glimpse of what it might of been like If I ad only been older I may of been inspired to follow in Paxton s footsteps to be a photo journalist I read this while pregnant with my youngest and I cried through most of it Well about a third of the way through I started crying and didn Or deny Peter Wilson fresh from law school was a new recruit who would confont is fate in Da Nang Ralph Johnson a seasoned AP correspondent She Had Some Horses had been in Saigon since the beginning He knew Vietnam and the war inside out Bill uinn captain of the Cu Chi tunnel rats was onis fourth tour of duty and it seemed nothing could touch im Sergeant Tony Campobello .