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7 edition of The Cat from Hue found in the catalog.

The Cat from Hue

A Vietnam War Story

by John Laurence

  • 367 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by PublicAffairs .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - Military / War,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages864
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8820564M
    ISBN 101586481606
    ISBN 109781586481605
    OCLC/WorldCa45909179

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: The Cat from Hue: A Vietnam War Story (): Laurence, John: Books In the company of a shell-shocked kitten, the cat of his book's title, Laurence goes on to document the lives and deaths of young soldiers during the invasion of Cambodia, men who, though personally decent in the main, were part of "a monster that /5().

"The Cat From Hue" was of great interest to me since CBS reporter, John Laurence was mentioned in "Hue " by Mark Bowden which I read earlier in the year.

Two different books; Bowden's focused exclusively on the Hue bloodbath and how the defense of Hue during the Test offensive was so mismanaged by leaders like Westmoreland/5. The Cat From Hue: A Vietnam War Story and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Learn more. Share Buy New. $ List Price: $; Save: $ (36%) $ + $ shipping Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Cited by: 6. The book is "The Cat from Hue: A Vietnam War Story." The Cat from Hue book author is John Laurence, who did three tours of duty in Vietnam as a correspondent for CBS news.

In his year broadcasting career, he has. "The Cat from Hue" continues this theme with more details and behind the scene stories told from his viewpoint and often from the words of the original speaker.

There are many interviews with tht original soldiers, written in their voice. So well written I feel I am "In Country"- a book hard to put down- not much is left out -Vietnam in first Cited by: 6. A Cat of Silvery Hue book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Time conquers in the far-distant future, in the war-to 4/5. THE CAT FROM HUE A VIETNAM WAR STORY He may have been on to something, for, while covering the siege of Hue (where he encountered the shell-shocked kitten, the cat of the title, that figures in so much of the narrative), Laurence wandered into the sights of a North Vietnamese army soldier who could easily have shot him dead but.

Laurence talked about his memoir, [The Cat from Hue: A Vietnam War Story], published by Public Affairs, and about the traumatic Vietnam War stories he covered that became a personal burden that.

The cat is the least of it in this terrific, if overlong, opus that evokes the Vietnam War from an on-the-ground TV correspondent's point of view.

During the war, Laurence put in three tours of. I came across this book after reading the recently published book Hue by Mark Bowden who referred to The Cat from Hue in his book. Bowden’s book was good, but L I found The Cat from Hue by John Laurence to be one of the best historical accounts of the Vietnam War that I have read.

I missed reading the Cat from Hue when it came out in /5(30). A Cat of Silvery Hue February Author: Robert Adams Publisher: Signet AE Year: Print: 1 Cover Price: $ Condition: Very Good Plus Genre: Science Fiction.

The Cat from Hue: A Vietnam War Story Mr. Laurence talked about his memoir, The Cat from Hue: A Vietnam War Story, published by Public Affairs, and about the J Located in Hue, an minute walk from Trang Tien Bridge, Cat An Guesthouse provides accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a /10(24).

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After consulting the Silver Lady, the Nakharah (chief) of the Ahrmehnee learns that warring against the Confederation will result in the Author: Robert Adams. Cat From Hue. likes 1 talking about this. Nikko Van Wyck Wes Williams Matt Olsen Evan Downey Jase Ihler. The Cat from Hué has earned passionate acclaim from many of the most renowned journalists and writers about the war, as well as from military officers and war veterans, book reviewers, and readers.

This book will stand with Michael Herr's Dispatches, Philip Caputo's A Rumor of War, and Neil Sheehan's A Bright, Shining Lie as one of the best Brand: PublicAffairs.

Cat From Hue. likes. Nikko Van Wyck Wes Williams Matt Olsen Evan Downey Jase IhlerFollowers: 1K. Get this from a library. The cat from Hue. [John Laurence] -- The memoir of John Laurence, the man who covered the Vietnam War for CBS from to The Cat from Hue proved to be the perfect companion for a trip to SE Asia (a 24 hour trip), both in terms of length, topical relevance, and writing.

It is a compelling book from the first page to the last. Laurence's prose is vivid, economical, but never showy. It's a personal perspective, but lacking in /5(86).

Laurence was as good a television journalist as any who covered the Vietnam War, going out in the field over and over from to and creating a renowned documentary, "The World of Charlie Company." After decades of writing, he has finally completed a memoir that relives not just the world of that company, part of the First Cavalry Division, but also the world of the TV reporter watching.

Located in Hue, an minute walk from Trang Tien Bridge, Cat An Guesthouse provides accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a shared lounge.

Reservation possible without a credit card.The Cat from Hue: A Vietnam War Story User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. A CBS News correspondent in Vietnam between andLaurence has written one of the longest, most thorough memoirs of the Vietnam War.3/5(1).

'The Cat From Hue' By John Laurence and buildings and the great chunks of broken stone of the old Hue Citadel and reverberated around the city.