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The Man from Saigon

(2009)
A novel by

 
 
An enthralling and beautiful new novel about love and allegiance during the Vietnam War, from the author of Daniel Isn't Talking and Dying Young.

It's 1967, and Susan Gifford is one of the first female correspondents on assignment in Saigon, dedicated to her job and passionately in love with an American TV reporter. Son is a Vietnamese photographer anxious to get his work into the American press. Together they cover every aspect of the war from combat missions to the workings of field hospitals. Then one November morning, narrowly escaping death during an ambush, Susan and Son find themselves the prisoners of three Vietcong soldiers who have been separated from their unit.

Now, under constant threat from American air strikes, helpless in the hands of the enemy, they face the daily hardships of the jungle together. As time passes, the bond between Susan and Son deepens, and it becomes increasingly difficult for Son to harbor the secret that could have profound consequences for them both.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Leimbach's mastery of place, of the scents, sounds, terrors and sorrows of (the Vietnam War) reminded me as perhaps onlt a great novel can that we are never done with a war even when it is long over and that only wars and love endure." - Abraham Verghese


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February 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Man from Saigon: A Novel
Author(s): Marti Leimbach
ISBN: 0-385-52986-4 / 978-0-385-52986-0 (USA edition)
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March 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Man From Saigon: A Novel
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May 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Man from Saigon
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Title: The Man from Saigon: A Novel
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January 2013 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Man From Saigon
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March 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Man from Saigon: A Novel
Author(s): Marti Leimbach
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March 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Man from Saigon: A Novel
Author(s): Marti Leimbach
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March 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Man from Saigon: A Novel
Author(s): Marti Leimbach
ISBN: 1-4001-6633-0 / 978-1-4001-6633-6 (USA edition)
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Title: The Man From Saigon: A Novel
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