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Mekong!

James R. Reeves

Mekong!

by James R. Reeves

  • 169 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10684279M
    ISBN 100345314530
    ISBN 109780345314536

    The Mekong River has several vibrant stories to tell. Rich in fascinating history, politics and natural beauty, there is much to know that will enrich your journey before you set sail. From nuanced observations of the history and Mekong landscape to the complexities of the Vietnam War, what better way to prepare for a trip than to delve into a book or movie based in that location. Mekong Dawn book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In post-Khmer Rouge Cambodia there are many wounds still open and the ghosts o 4/5(2).

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I have read this book about 3 times. The book is fiction. If you want the real story go to one of the biographies put out by the real guys from the Teams, That being said, it is still a good book. The action is well delineated and you get a good idea as to what the SEAL teams did 4/4(7). Mekong. book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Down and Dirty DeltaIn the hellzones of Vietnam, his job is to search and des /5. The Mekong flows thru 6 countries and frequently forms the borders between them.

The constant search for a navigable passage is detailed. This book should be read before travelling thru French IndoChina as it answers many of the questions, such as why one cannot sail up from Cambodia into by: In this book, the author traces the history of the region back to the "Pre-Angkor" era to the end of the 20th Century.

However, Saigon seemed the Mekong! book place to Mekong! book this book on the Mekong River, as I've come into this country on the river from Cambodia/5. In The Nightmare of the Mekong: A True History of Love, Family, and the War in Vietnam ( pp., $, paper) Terry Sater shares his time in the service in great detail with the reader.

The book is filled with personal vignettes and covers his experiences from boot camp to combat and home again. Using letters he saved from family and friends—along with remembrances from his war buddies /5(14). Filled with stories of the historic cultures all along the river— The Last Days of the Mighty Mekong shows how the river is being changed by human intervention.

He shows how different communities have been affected and are coping with the Mekong being harnessed. One of the best reads this year.5/5(6).

1st Place Gold eLit award winner and is a 4 Star Clarion Review a dark night in the Mekong Delta, young platoon sergeant Edgar Eaton's courage and self-sacrifice would mean the difference between life and death for his wounded comrades/5().

UNBREAKABLE (Murder on the Mekong, Book 1): Vietnam War Psychological Thriller Paperback – by Hart Rivers (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings.

Book 1 of 3 in the Murder on the Mekong Series. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Reviews: 5. UNBREAKABLE (Murder on the Mekong, Book 1): Vietnam War Psychological Thriller - Kindle edition by Rivers, Hart.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading UNBREAKABLE (Murder on the Mekong, Book 1): Vietnam War Psychological Thriller.5/5(5).

Across the Mekong River paints a vivid picture of the Hmong immigrant experience, exploring family love, sacrifice, and the resiliency of the human spirit to overcome tragic circumstances.

All Books, All the Time Read author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more at the Amazon Book Review. /5(). Look no further than Mekong Express if you need a bus trip to Vietnam or Ho Chi Minh, Siem Reap, Sihanouk Ville for safe, reliable, cheap fare, and high speed wifi Now!/5.

The Nightmare of the Mekong, Eureka, Missouri. 1, likes talking about this. “The Nightmare of the Mekong” is a gritty account of the Vietnam War, from a sailor who manned automatic weapons 5/5(1).

Taking the slow boat down the Mekong River really is a “must do” activity in Laos and it also makes for very convenient transportation for anyone traveling overland from Thailand into Laos.

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Faq; Customer Reviews. The Mekong is a large predictable flood pulse river. The Basin Development Plan Group at the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat devised a range of development scenarios that could be used to test the possible impacts of development on Mekong River flows.

The scenarios were intended to be realistic, but not real. Mekong Review, a quarterly literary magazine, publishes reviews, essays, interviews, fiction and poetry on and from Asia.

About the Book Following the Tet Offensive, a shift in U.S. naval strategy in – saw young men fresh out of high school policing the canals and tributaries of South Vietnam aboard PBRs (patrol boat, riverine)—unarmored yet heavily armed and highly maneuverable vessels designed to operate in shallow, weedy waterways.

The Mekong: Turbulent Past, Uncertain Future. Milton Osborne (Grove Press, ) The Mekong, Turbulent Past, Uncertain Future, by Milton Osborne is a critical introduction to the history, geography, and a slate of current issues facing the Mekong River basin.

Despite being written inthe book is a must read for those looking for a primer to the myriad issues challenging the region. mekong day cruises Experience the wonders of the Mekong, aboard a Luang Prabang cruise, a mystical city of gilded temples and ancient wonder nestled among the mountains of northern Laos.

Watch this space for a choice of exciting Mekong day cruises and excursions that let you explore one of Laos's most magical destinations just the way you want. UNSPEAKABLE (Murder on the Mekong, Book 3): Vietnam War Psychological Thriller - Kindle edition by Rivers, Hart.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading UNSPEAKABLE (Murder on the Mekong, Book 3): Vietnam War Psychological : Hart Rivers.

The Mekong Club. IRD file Number: 91/ Volunteer role. Design of a Book Cover for a book that focuses on volunteerism. Skill(s) required. Graphic design. Description of work. Development of a simple website that will promote a campaign entitled “Be the Hero.” It will include a video blog, news update, and listing of resources.The main focus of this book is the French Mekong Exploration Commission, and their journey from the mouth of the Mekong to explore and map the path of the Mekong to its source.

While this journey is being recounted, Keay adds in prior history, as well as subsequent history of the relevant area/5.A hard-science sf novel from Russia (then the Soviet Union) published in"The Crew of the Mekong" centers on some technological problems as the driving force of the plot, leaving characterization a little light.

The story takes place mainly around the year and the Caspian Sea/5.