A Jungle Circus: Memories of Vietnam

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9781864489170: A Jungle Circus: Memories of Vietnam

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Towers, Mike
Published by Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, Australia (1999)
ISBN 10: 1864489170 ISBN 13: 9781864489170
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, Australia, 1999. Softcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Not Applicable. First Edition. Softcover, first edition, 258gms, 234 pages. In 1968 Mike Towers was conscripted into the Australian Army and found himself in Vietnam. This is his story of his 24 months in the army and its aftermath. Despite the seriousness of his situation, the humour of the Aussie digger shines through. This is a humourous, compassionate portrait of Australian soldiers and their total irreverence which helped them to cope with the realities of war and their homecomning. Book is in good with general wear and tear and moderate to heavy age-related page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # WARVIE42

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Published by Allen & Unwin, Australia (1999)
ISBN 10: 1864489170 ISBN 13: 9781864489170
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1999. Softcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. This is a national serviceman's very personal story of his time in the Australian Army and the Vietnam War which, without playing down the horror of the conflict, accentuates the natural humour of the Australian digger. First Edition pp. xxiii, 234 Illustrated #261015 (Mike Towers experienced psychological trauma as a result of his experiences in Vietnam but has deliberately led an active adventurous life to overcome this--what he describes as 'adrenalin-seeking hobbies' such as scuba diving and giving the occasional shark a friendly pat.)  Elizabeth's Bookshops have been one of Australia's premier independent book dealers since 1973. Elizabeth's family-owned business operates four branches in Perth CBD, Fremantle (WA), and Newtown (NSW). All orders are dispatched within 24 hours from our Fremantle Warehouse. All items can be viewed at Elizabeth's Bookshop Warehouse, 23 Queen Victoria Street, Fremantle WA). Bookseller Inventory # 10722

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Published by Allen & Unwin, Sydney (1999)
ISBN 10: 1864489170 ISBN 13: 9781864489170
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. xxiii, 234pp, bibliography, few bw ills. Or card covers. Pagedges toned with minor foxing, slight bend to text block. Scarce memoir of an Australian conscript's 24 months in the Vietnam conflict. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 029587

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