Jennifer Hughes's Reviews > Last Night I Dreamed of Peace: The Diary of Dang Thuy Tram

Last Night I Dreamed of Peace by Đặng Thùy Trâm
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Sep 15, 10

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Read from September 01 to 15, 2010

This is the kind of book that I would have eaten up during a phase in my younger life when I was fascinated by the Vietnam War. As an adult, I found it sweet and poignant, but ultimately it was just reading someone's diary, which isn't really edge-of-your-seat reading (plus you know there will be no climax and resolution!).

I didn't finish it, but if you would like a front-row seat to war through the eyes of a North Vietnamese field doctor, you might like to try this. Apparently it is a surprise bestseller in Vietnam. I think after all these years there are still a lot of wounds that have yet to be healed.
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