Alone in the Valley by Kenneth Waymon Baker

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ALONE IN THE VALLEY tells the story of 19-year-old Daniel Perdue and his year as a grunt, pursuing an elusive enemy through the steamy jungles of the Central Vietnamese Highlands. From the moment the boy solider touches down until he is airborne on his way home again, author Kenneth Waymon Baker makes sure the reader hears every sound, sees every sight, feels every emotion as his young hero faces the rigors of war. Daniel is changed forever, a man who will return with the instincts of a warrior. If you only
 

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Published July 1, 2010 by E-Reads. 296 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, War, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, History. Fiction

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As Baker puts it, Daniel ``was just one scared little boy trying his damndest not to look like a scared little boy.'' And while Daniel soon learns how to keep silent on patrol, how to identify punji sticks, and how to kill, he doesn't stop being a little boy, caught up in something monstrous, try...

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As the protagonist, 19-year-old Daniel Perdue, gains experience in the field, so does the reader, who comes to share Perdue's heightened awareness and sense of paranoia.

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