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The Nightingale's Song

Robert Timberg

Robert Timberg weaves together the lives of Annapolis graduates John McCain, James Webb, Oliver North, Robert McFarlane, and John Poindexter to reveal how the Vietnam War continues to haunt America. Casting all five men as metaphors for a legion of well-meaning if ill-starred warriors, Timberg probes the fault line between those who fought the war ...
Publish Date
1996
September 11
First Published in 1995
Goodreads rating
4.26
ISBN
9780684826738
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
An extraordinary story of courage and sacrifice and also a cautionary tale about how easy it is to lose your way and go down the wrong path, even if you think what you’re doing is in service of a noble goal.      source