In Saigon during the waning days of the Vietnam War, a small-time journalist named John Converse thinks he'll find action - and profit - by getting involved in a big-time drug deal. But back in the States, things go horribly wrong for him. Dog Soldiers perfectly captures the underground mood of America in the 1970s, when amateur drug dealers and hippies encountered profiteering cops and professional killers—and the price of survival was dangerously high.
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Review: Dog SoldiersUser Review - Jeremy - Goodreads
The conventional wisdom goes that this book is a scathing examination of how far the ideals of the flower power generation had fallen by the mid 1970s. A would-be heroin smuggler returns from Vietnam ... Read full review
Review: Dog SoldiersUser Review - Jesse Camacho - Goodreads
What hit me eventually after briskly finishing this novel's last fifty pages or so was that beneath the genre mechanics, which are sturdily entertaining as far as the drug deal gone esoteric ... Read full review