In the Jaws of History

June 22, 1999|
In the Jaws of History by Bui Diem
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" . . . the ultimate insider''s account of the war from the South Vietnamese side, including the appalling story of how the American intervention actually happened." -Washington Post

"This book gives Americans a rare opportunity-the chance to see the Vietnam experience through Vietnamese eyes. Few Vietnamese know their recent history as well as Bui Diem does. And none has told it better." -Ambassador William Jorden

" . . . well-written and at times illuminating . . . " -Library Journal

In the Jaws of History is the most important book written on the Vietnam War from the viewpoint of the South, from an author who was a senior official of the South Vietnamese government and later ambassador to the U.S.

Bui Diem is now a consultant on Vietnamese affairs living in Rockville, Maryland.David Chanoff is the co-author of several other books on Vietnam.
Title:In the Jaws of History
Product dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.17 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.17 in
Published:June 22, 1999
Publisher:Indiana University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780253213013

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