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Hostage of Paradox

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Few people know about the clandestine war that the CIA ran in Vietnam, using the Green Berets for secret operations throughout Southeast Asia specialized units deployed quietly from forward operations bases to prowl through agendas that for security reasons, were seldom completely understood by the men themselves. A first-hand account by one of these elite team leaders."
Paperback, 546 pages
Published March 1st 2013 by Bettie Young's Books (first published August 14th 2012)
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Fran
Jun 09, 2014 Fran rated it it was amazing
Hostage of Paradox: John Rixley Moore

Imagine a place that is so hot your clothes stick to your skin and body and need to be peeled off. Imagine living in conditions that are so horrific, wondering where the next bomb will hit, listening to the helicopter overhead and wondering just where your next deployment will be. Viet Nam: a war that took so many lives, destroyed minds, left many maimed and never the same. A memoir filled with one man’s story dealing with his lack of experience in a militar
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Momma Frugal
Jun 20, 2014 Momma Frugal rated it it was amazing

Recently I had the opportunity to read two books by the Author John Rixey Moore. They are the most colorfully written and intriguing books I have ever read. These definitely need to be added to your Summer reading list!

Colorfully written? Say what? That's the same thing my husband said when I was describing how the author articulates his words. I have read thousands of books and I have never read anything like these two novels.

The author has the most unique way of telling a story.

While reading
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Sharon Martin
Jul 13, 2015 Sharon Martin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A personal story of one mans trials and tribulations in Vietnam. The novel revolves around the author and only the author, no politics are mentioned, from the training ground to the deployment how he felt and what his fears were.

A hard hitting account of a soldier whose job is just to follow orders without question. The vivid and excellent descriptions of the living quarters and jungle environment paint a clear image in your mind of what the soldier is facing, making you feel that you are there
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