Water in Darkness by Daniel Buckman

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Fiction. WATER IN DARKNESS is a superb novel...Daniel Buckman speaks for a new, young generation of soldiers who thought they were at peace Larry Heinemann. A young enlisted soldier haunted by his father's death in Vietnam returns home to Watega, Illinois, only to discover the same frustrated America which forced his escape into the Army. He quickly drifts north to Chicago, where he meets Danny Morrison, a violent, dispossessed Vietnam Veteran, who becomes a surrogate father for Jack Tyne, quickly pulling him into the dark heart of a violent national culture. Daniel Buckman was born in Rockford, IL. He served as a paratrooper with the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division and attended the University of Illinois. He lives in Chicago. This is his first novel.

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Daniel Buckman served as a paratrooper with the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division. "Because the Rain "is his fourth novel.
Published June 1, 2001 by Akashic Books. 220 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Literature & Fiction, War. Fiction

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After surviving a brutal assault, Jack is taken in by Danny Morrison, an ex-cop and Vietnam vet who makes a natural father figure for Jack, whose own father was killed in Hue at the height of the war.

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