Fiction Selection: Once Upon A Mulberry Field by C.L. Hoang

This is a beautifully written novel that tells a heartrending tale of American and South Vietnamese love at a time when both countries were torn apart by war. Set at Bien-Hoa Air Force Base near Saigon in 1967, at the height of the Tet Offensive, the novel explores the blossoming romance between a U.S. Air Force doctor, Roger Connors, and Lien, a young Vietnamese widow working as a hostess at a Saigon club.

From the jungles of Vietnam through the minefields of the heart, "Once upon a Mulberry Field" follows one man’s journey to self-discovery, fraught with disillusionment and despair but ultimately redeemed by the power of love.

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  • Micheline

    It is available on Kindle? I only saw a sample but I am unfamiliar Kindle...

    December 28

    • June

      It's $3.99 on kindle.

      December 28

    • Micheline

      Thanks June! I had a feeling I was doing something wrong.

      December 28

  • June

    I just looked it up. It's $3.99 on kindle.

    December 28

  • Angela

    I was surprised that the library didn't have this book....Maybe if I get a Kindle for Christmas, I will get the book and come to the meeting.

    December 17

    • Abi

      Hmmm, library is how I get my books, too. I'll have to bow out for now.

      December 18

  • June

    This is a story of love found, lost and found again, set against the war years of Vietnam and thereafter. It's a story of a young physician stationed outside of Saigon at the height of the Tet Offensive. It's a story of love during war, friendships, and a history of the USA's involvement. Great Read.

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