Gardens of Stone

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Carroll & Graf, 1987 - Fiction - 446 pages
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This war-toughened sergeant who passionately longs to train soldiers for fighting in Vietnam is assigned to the elite Old Guard. His girlfriend, a Washington Post reporter, is against the war but respects his view. The sergeant takes a zealous soldier under his wing and tries to help train him for his tour in Vietnam, but the young soldier is killed three weeks before returning from Vietnam.

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I just finished reading the book Gardens of Stone by Nicholas Proffitt, a book that my father has recommended I read at least three times a year since I learned the alpabet. For some reason, I put it ... Read full review

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