In the Ubung terminal, north Denpasar, Nate squatted on an oil-stained curb and waited for his bus to Yogyakarta. Around him, a pandemonium of air horns, shouting men, barking dogs.
The Brightwood Stillness by Mark Pomeroy. Nate is one of two high school teachers whose stories connect in this book. One is from Vietnam, now teaching in America. Nate goes to Vietnam to find out what happened to his uncle, a drifter and Vietnam vet.
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Great descriptive teaser. You really get a sense of what is around him.ReplyDelete