Pass of the Clouds
(Woodgate), (Woodgate International), (2001). Bound photocopied typescript -- used as a review copy -- of this unpublished novel of the Vietnam war, focusing on an American working with a highland tribe who falls in love with a Vietnamese woman. The author served as a Marine translator-interrogator in Vietnam in 1966-1967, including a stint with one of the highland tribes, the Bru. With a typed letter signed from Peduzzi to a well-known novelist, requesting endorsement. Also included is a one-page plot summary. 302 single-sided pages, tapebound with illustrated cover and plastic overlay. A substantial, never-published novel of a little-known part of the war. Vertical crease to rear cover; else fine. [#029844] SOLD

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