Loon: A Marine Story

Loon: A Marine Story Review

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Title:Loon: A Marine Story
Edition Language:English

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  • Larry Bassett

    My daughter Anna and author Jack McLean had something in common. They each decided that there was something important s/he wanted to do before beginning college. Anna wanted to go to Cambodia and work...

  • Jeanette

    Its style is hard to get into, as this author is not a writer. Most of it seems in a voice rather detached and stilted, from decades later than the events. And that aspect and affect dropped my intere...

  • Eric_W

    A disappointing purchase and way over-priced.One of the really positive benefits of the self-publishing revolution has been the number of memoirs being published. Obviously many not polished, but inte...

  • Scott Whitmore

    Having finished Loon: A Marine Story by Jack McLean just a few hours ago, I was frankly at a loss as to how to start this review. Adjectives such as “exceptional” and “sublime” are accurate en...

  • Nick Vanderwal

    I did not read this book in order to publish a critique on the author's literary style or lack thereof. I am completely baffled why anyone would bother to do that. I did read this book in order to gai...

  • Ron Wroblewski

    Another book that I can totally identify with. Jack was in Vietnam a year before I was. We covered a lot of the same territory. I too was at bases along Rt 9 - Camp Carroll, VCB, Dong Ha, Quang Tri, K...

  • Brinn Colenda

    Wow! I have seen a lot of war movies and read a lot of war books...Loon ranks up there with the very best.In 1967, Jack McLean enlisted in the Marines right out of a prestigious prep school rather tha...

  • Laura

    McLean pulls you right into the jungles of Vietnam with his memoir. It is compelling, gripping and humbling to read of the horrors of a war that was played out by our young men. No matter what you thi...

  • John Roy Dampier

    Agenda or just ignorant..."Lém arrested Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Tuan with his family and forced him to show them how to drive tanks.[6] When Lieutenant Colonel Tuan refused to cooperate, Lém kill...

  • Patty

    This was a fascinating and sometimes heartbreaking book. I was born in 1954, female and pretty sheltered but I did live through this time. I have a brother who is 6 years older and I can still remembe...