Read Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel by John Podlaski-fReado
The Story Behind This Book
Witnessing the rite of passage that all soldiers make when introduced to war for the first time. These 18 year old soldiers were not ready to absorb the harsh physical, emotional and mental trauma that the conflict eventually take upon these young men. Although the setting for this story is Vietnam, these experiences have occurred to many in other wars. It is an opportunity for the reader to understand why these returning heroes are so much different from how they were before leaving for war.