Finding Pete: Rediscovering the Brother I Lost in Vietnam

Finding Pete Rediscovering the Brother I Lost in Vietnam Two days after Jill Hunting turned fifteen she lost her only brother a volunteer with International Voluntary Services and one of the first civilian casualties of the Vietnam War News broadcasts and

  • Title: Finding Pete: Rediscovering the Brother I Lost in Vietnam
  • Author: Jill Hunting
  • ISBN: 9780819569233
  • Page: 303
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Two days after Jill Hunting turned fifteen, she lost her only brother, a volunteer with International Voluntary Services and one of the first civilian casualties of the Vietnam War News broadcasts and headlines announced to the world that Pete had been led into an ambush by friends When Jill s mother told her that Pete s letters home had all been destroyed in a basementTwo days after Jill Hunting turned fifteen, she lost her only brother, a volunteer with International Voluntary Services and one of the first civilian casualties of the Vietnam War News broadcasts and headlines announced to the world that Pete had been led into an ambush by friends When Jill s mother told her that Pete s letters home had all been destroyed in a basement flood, the connection between Jill and her brother was lost forever or so she thought Decades later, 175 letters surfaced Through them, and the sweethearts and many friends who had never forgotten Pete, Jill came to know him again.Finding Pete is one of the great, untold true stories of an escalating war and a young man caught in its sights This personalized account of a critical moment in U.S history is the moving story of an altruistic youth who personifies what America lost in Vietnam It is also a portrait of a family s struggle with loss, a mother s damaging grief, and, most of all, a sister s quest to solve a mystery and recover the connection with her brother Includes a reader s guide.

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      Published :2019-08-17T18:09:21+00:00

    One Reply to “Finding Pete: Rediscovering the Brother I Lost in Vietnam”

    1. I got a lot more than I expected from this book - It is so lovingly written - and a search for a lost sibling provides more than just a memoir - I also think it helps that I had just read a novel "The Lotus Eaters" by Tatjana Soli which helped me understand more of what was going on in Viet Nam and how the Vietnamese could be on more than one side survival and survival of their families was the simple answer, however, it was far, far more complex I recommend BOTH these books, and would start w [...]

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