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The Forgotten Hero of My Lai: The Hugh Thompson Story

Angers, Trent; Wallace, Mike (Introduction by)

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ISBN 10: 0925417335 / ISBN 13: 9780925417336
Published by Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A.: Acadian House Pub, 1999
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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An attractive, fine copy in a fine, mylar protected DJ. Probable 1st edition with no additional printings listed; signed by author on title page. Book is also signed by Hugh Thompson on the front endpaper, Illustrated; 8vo., 249 pages. 0.0 0.0 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 19946

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Title: The Forgotten Hero of My Lai: The Hugh ...

Publisher: Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A.: Acadian House Pub

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition...

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This biography traces Thompson's life from his birth in Atlanta in 1943, through his adolescence in Georgia, and his 20 years in the U.S. Military. It provides a detailed account of the stress-filled role he played as a key witness in the My Lai Vietnam massacre trials, and recounts his visit back to Vietnam to see some of the people he saved.

About the Author:

TRENT ANGERS, who was nominated twice for the Nobel Prize in Literature (2000 and 2001), is a veteran journalist who has authored thousands of published news and feature stories, as well as five books, in a writing and editing career that has spanned four decades.

His books are: The Truth About The Cajuns (1989); Dudley LeBlanc: A Biography (1993); The Forgotten Hero Of My Lai: The Hugh Thompson Story (1999); Grand Coteau: The Holy Land of South Louisiana (2004); and An Airboat on the Streets of New Orleans (2008).

He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Louisiana State University in 1970. Since 1975, Angers has been editor and publisher of Acadiana Profile, The Magazine of the Cajun Country, based in Lafayette, La.; it is one of the longest-running regional publications in the United States.

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