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SAIGON MEMOIR

Submitted by Les Arbuckle (ACS)

As some of you may know, for the last fourteen years I have been working on a memoir about the eighteen months I spent in Saigon (1963-64) In 2010 I acquired a literary agent and we set about pursuing a publishing deal. After many years and dozens of rejections, […]

SAIGON KID KATHY (CONNOR) DOBRONYI MEMOIR PUBLISHED: *UNDER THE WINGS OF A GOOD LUCK PHOENIX*

Submitted by Kathy (Connor) Dobronyi (ACS)

I wrote and published a narrative nonfiction coming-of-age memoir, “Under the Wings of a Good Luck Phoenix.” My editor was a Vietnam vet who served with the Wolfhounds in 1967-68.My family and I arrived in Saigon June 1, 1963, two weeks before Thich Quan Duc set himself on […]

My Dad’s Book: Why Viet Nam?

by Renee Daniels King, ACS My Dad wrote a very controversial book about his experiences as a soldier, foreign service officer and Tech-Rep in Viet Nam … Undaunted by my Mother’s angst, that the Army might take away his retirement or send him to prison for treason, and numerous literary rejection letters … he […]