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Laughter on the Rivers of Death

One Sailor"s Humorous Experiences in Vietnam

by Bill Ferguson

  • 153 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by AuthorHouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Humour,
  • General,
  • Military - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • History : Military - General,
  • Humor : General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11972180M
    ISBN 101434316785
    ISBN 109781434316783

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Laughter on the Rivers of Death by Bill Ferguson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book chronicles events that evoked laughter along the author's route from a cushy job on shore duty to becoming a "Brown Water Sailor" on River Patrol Boats in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.

He found out that there was more to being on River Patrol Boats than the anticipated death and destruction, even on the, "Rivers of Death."/5(6). This book chronicles events that evoked laughter along the author's route from a cushy job on shore duty to becoming a "Brown Water Sailor" on River Patrol Boats in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.

He found out that there was more to being on River Patrol Boats than the anticipated death and destruction, even on the, "Rivers of Death.".

LAUGHTER ON THE RIVERS OF DEATH. One Sailor's Humorous Experiences in Vietnam. Rather, “This book chronicles events that evoked laughter,” Ferguson says. That humor seems to operate on two levels: first, the recollections of people who share the same experiences, like fellow vets chuckling about the gun representing a phallic symbol or.

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