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Tiger Spring

Numerous novels have been penned about the US-Vietnam war, making it challenging for writers to present a unique perspective. In Tiger Spring, Huu Uoc offers a fresh take, portraying not just the external battles but the internal struggles of soldiers. He delves into the “war within a war,” highlighting the human side of Vietnamese soldiers. They weren’t mere instruments of destruction but individuals driven by love, dreams, and the desire for peace. Amidst the chaos of war, they grappled with strong emotions and desires. Captured diaries reveal their yearning for a normal life post-war. Tiger Spring underscores the profound humanity of these soldiers, emphasizing their dreams and aspirations beyond the battlefield.

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