Category Archives: Vietnam Veterans

14 pounds of dwarf

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by fellow veteran Tom Glenn for the Washington Independent Review of Books. Glenn’s review of Red Flags is here. What prompted you to write Red Flags now, more than forty years after … Read the rest of this entry

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What is the sound of one leg walking?

The publication date for Red Flags arrives: September 20th. So does an email from Charli, Jeff Barber’s wife. Jeff is dead. He’s in the dedication, along with the other guys who had made it home. Most of him, anyway. Jeff, … Read the rest of this entry

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Only Funny If It’s Dangerous

The guys in the 101st Airborne liked their jokes dangerous. In the spring of 1974 I was at the Gramercy Park Hotel attending my first sales conference as a senior editor with a major publisher. I had high hopes for … Read the rest of this entry

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