Twelve days ago Jim Peterson was a high school freshman whose biggest worry was failing his geometry class. How he's in South Vietnam and joining a war that will cost 58,000 American lives. He's not there for glory but to make up for his cowardice and solve a mystery. 2.4 million men served in South Vietnam. Meet the most unusual one of all.
2018 New York Book Festival Honorable Mention!
Critics have had the following to say about Facing the Dragon.
“One of the best of the Vietnam war thrillers. Derrick is a master storyteller.”
“Derrick builds his story with bricks, and the construction is rock solid and incredibly clever. A chilling thriller. Five stars.”
“A powerful novel, rich in historical detail and characterization. I can't recommend it highly enough. From it's gripping opening to its heart-pounding climax, this was a book I couldn't put down.”
“This historical thriller packs a punch.”
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