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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (29 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Podlaski Narrator: Michael Sutherland Publisher: John Podlaski Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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When a soldier leaves for war, those left behind often wonder what their loved ones are experiencing. Letters home are always cheerful and vague - no sense in worrying the family. Then upon returning home, these young soldiers do not want to talk about their experiences. Family and friends allege they are now distant, changed, and not the same person they remember from several months earlier. What causes this?

Although the backdrop for this novel is the Vietnam War, cherries exist in every war. They are the young newbie soldiers, who are trained for war. However, most are not ready to absorb the harsh physical, mental, and emotional stress of war. Once they come under fire and witness death firsthand, a life-changing transition begins. This eye-opening account offers listeners an in-depth look into the everyday struggles of these young infantry soldiers. You'll feel their fear, awe, drama, and sorrow, witness the bravery and sometimes laugh at their humor.

No two war experiences are the same, but after finishing Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel, readers will have a much better understanding as to why these changes occur and why our military heroes are different upon their return home. Veterans will relate!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kathryn | 7/3/2013

    " It made me laugh, it made me cry..I really think it should be mandatory reading. I will never forget, Vietnam! This should definately not being a first and only book by this author! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jim | 1/18/2013

    " Was at a few places mentioned in book from '68 to '70 and it brought back many memories. One of the best books I've read about Vietnam. "

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