Smoky Joe's Cafe

Smoky Joe's Cafe

Book - 2001
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Thommo begins to develop all kinds of physical and mental problems, and thinks it must only be him until he finds that he is not alone. Ten mates, all who remain of his platoon, are affected the same way.Now Thommo and his mates are eleven angry men out for revenge. They rope in an ex-Viet Cong with 'special skills' and his own secret agenda. They're the 'Dirty Dozen', just like the movie. Only it's real life, and they're so screwed up they couldn't fight their way out of a wet paper bag.That is, until a woman of character steps in. Wendy's infant daughter is dying and needs a transplant. She set out to mould this bunch of ex-jungle fighters into a unit that will fight for justice, by fair means or foul.
Publisher: Toronto : McArthur & Co., 2001.
ISBN: 9781552782477
1552782476
Branch Call Number: FIC/Court 3588a4 1
Characteristics: ix, 241 p.

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londongirl
Apr 14, 2017

My best read so far this year, wish there was more of his Australian trilogy .
This book has everything you want to know about the Vietnam war and soldiers returning home. From me I give 5 stars!!

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