American Daughter Gone to War by Winnie Smith
On the Front Lines With an Army Nurse in Vietnam

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A former army nurse during the Vietnam War describes her days and nights, dating fighter pilots, tending to wounded soldiers, and getting a taste of the tragedy of war while working in a Saigon intensive care unit. 25,000 first printing. $17,500 ad/promo.

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Published October 1, 1992 by William Morrow & Co. 352 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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With the help of a veterans' support group, she finally exorcised her memories and recovered sufficiently to attend the 1985 dedication of N.Y.C.'s Vietnam Memorial, where the warmth of the crowd's welcome was a ``long- awaited dream come true.'' No false heroics, no patriotic gloss, only t...

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It is a soul sharing account of former US Army nurse Winnie Smith’s three years in the US Army nurse corps with the focus on Viet-Nam and its devastating personal aftermath.You follow her from her initial days in the US Army to Japan where she gets her first views of the war in Viet-Nam.

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