Alan G. Cornett is the son of a career army officer. A retired U.S. Army first sergeant, he spent six years in Vietnam, most of them in combat. He has been an alternate for the U.S. Olympic wrestling team, a championship parachutist, and had a bit part in the movie Tank.
Format: Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books On Sale: June 6, 2000 Price: $7.99
Green Beret medic Alan Cornett arrived in Vietnam in 1966 and spent seven years immersed in the country's culture and its people. He tells a no-holds barred story of an American soldier who made sacrifices far beyond the call of duty, refusing to turn his back on the Vietnamese.
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