By John Laurence
John Laurence coated the Vietnam struggle for CBS information from 1965 to 1970 and was once judged via his colleagues to be the simplest tv reporter of the struggle. His documentary a few squad of U.S. troops, "The international of Charlie Company," acquired each significant award for broadcast journalism. regardless of the pro acclaim, despite the fact that, the worrying tales Laurence coated grew to become a private burden that he carried lengthy after the struggle was once over.
In this evocative, unflinching memoir, laced with humor, anger, love, and the unforgettable tale of Méo, the Vietnamese cat, Laurence remembers coming of age in the course of the warfare years as a journalist and as a guy. alongside the best way, he clarifies the murky heritage of the warfare and the function that reporters performed in changing its course.
The Cat from Hué has earned passionate acclaim from a number of the most famed newshounds and writers in regards to the struggle, in addition to from army officials and struggle veterans, ebook reviewers, and readers. Now on hand in exchange paperback with a brand new epilogue, this ebook will stand with Michael Herr's Dispatches, Philip Caputo's A Rumor of War[i], and Neil Sheehan's [i]A brilliant, Shining Lie as the best books ever written approximately Vietnam-and approximately conflict often.