View the Vietnam conflict through the eyes of a young Marine not quite sure how he ended up enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. This raw story gives readers the true insight into how a young eighteen year old transforms from 1960's hippie to hardcore Marine. Pineapple Sam finds himself among screaming drill sergeants and swamp-like conditions instead of the beautiful beaches of Hawaii.
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Pineapple Sam is the main character, who embodies the life and stories of Ismael Tabalno. He grew up in Koloa on the shores of Kauai, the northern most islands of the Hawaiian Islands and later ventured outward into the world to embark on his many fascinating adventures. Pineapple Sam loves to "talk story" as they say in the islands and has decided to write his stories down for posterity. Now, you, and many of his friends, family, and other readers like you, can share and marvel in his adventures.Review:
I love the descriptive writing style. As a reader, it allows me to visualize everything the author is describing. Very well written! --Dorthy Hanson
Another Interesting story ! I enjoyed this one very much. Great Dialogue throughout. --Anastasia Gana
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