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Soldiers Once: My Brother and the Lost Dreams of America's Veterans

3.25  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Catherine Whitney’s brother, Vietnam veteran Jim Schuler, died at just fifty-three years old, while living in a flophouse. It had been sixteen years since, in one of his drunken rages, he had last seen his family. He was one of countless veterans who never recovered from the trauma of war and the stress of returning to live in a country that didn’t care about his pain.The ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published May 12th 2009 by Da Capo Press (first published January 1st 2009)
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Elizabeth
Aug 13, 2009 Elizabeth rated it it was ok
This is the story of Vietnam veteran Jim Schuler and of countless other veterans who never recovered from the trauma of war and the stress of returning to a country that doesn't care. Bestselling author (as ghostwriter) Catherine Whitney, buried her brother, Vietnam veteran Jim Schuler, one day before 9/11, on September 10, 2001. He was fifty-three years old, living in a flop-house. It had been sixteen years since he had seen any of his family, and he was in one of his drunken rages then. He was ...more
Marc
Marc rated it it was ok
Mar 13, 2009
E.D. Martin
Apr 04, 2012 E.D. Martin rated it really liked it
Heartbreaking story of veterans in the US. And infuriating. Absolutely infuriating.
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Sep 27, 2009
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Nov 21, 2012 Mike Blades rated it it was amazing
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A very sad book about a a troubling issue that needs addressing, even today!
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