Bouncing back: how a heroic band of POWs survived Vietnam

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Houghton Mifflin, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 248 pages
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Recounts the capture and imprisonment of Al Stafford, relating the torture, humiliation, and loneliness he endured, how he resisted the Vietnamese efforts to break him, and his life in the U.S. following his release

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Bouncing back: how a heroic band of POWs survived Vietnam

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Unlike many prisoner of war (POW) histories, Norman concentrates less on the POWs treatment and more on the phenomenon of surviving both physically and mentally that the POWs themselves called ... Read full review

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Geoffrey Norman has written fourteen books on subjects ranging from the POW experience in Vietnam to the culture of football in Alabama. He is a contributor to" The Wall Street Journal,"" National Geographic Adventure," "Forbes FYI," "Field & Stream," and many other publications. He resides in Dorset, Vermont.