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More than a Memory is a collection of essays, prose and poems. This collection has stories and poems written by those who had fought the war in Vietnam and lived to tell the tale.
Some stories/ poems are about survival, some about finding your comrades dead beside you and not being able to do anything about it, some are about adjusting back into the real world where a single loud noise could take you back into the Vietnamese jungles, some are about dealing with post traumatic stress and some are about hope.
As it a collection written by different authors,I thought some were well written ans dome were not, but all were worth reading. It has more poems than stories and prose though, so if you hate poetry stay away from it. I am not a fan of poetry either but I read every single poem in this book. That’s saying something.