The Monsoon Killed the Tiger (Paperback)

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"We have unfinished business."On receiving a cryptic message from his former interpreter postmarked 25 June 2002, Kannon Ballard aborts a motorcycle adventure in the San Juan Mountains and returns to Việt Nam, a country he has desperately wanted to forget. A hard-drinking divorcee, Kannon harbors disgrace due to an ambush that annihilated his patrol, after which he was relieved of command and threatened with a court-martial.In S i G n, Kannon finds the interpreter near death, able only to reveal a series of numbers and seemingly incomprehensible words. In his search for truth, Kannon confronts a vicious ex-Việt Cộng cell leader turned importer-exporter and the retired American infantry major who authored the condemning 1970 After Action Report.Kannon's dogged perseverance draws him into a web of past and present atrocities, conspiracy, bootlegged weapons, drug trafficking, and passion, which thrusts him into a combative climax on a storm-ridden night in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico.The story's strength lies in its gritty conflicts and complex characters shaped by their vastly different cultures and religions.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781734099300
ISBN-10: 1734099305
Publisher: Lyndonjacks Publications
Publication Date: December 13th, 2019
Pages: 414
Language: English