Wandering Souls: Journeys with the Dead and the Living in Viet Nam

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DRAMA FAMILY MEMOIR WAR BIOGRAPHICAL

2000s

Wayne Karlin

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Logline

The true story of an American soldier who, thirty-five years after the war, finds the family of a North Vietnamese soldier he killed and journeys with them to search for the soldier’s remains and to bring both them and himself peace.

Genre

Drama, Family, Memoir, War, Biographical,

Short Summary

The true story of an American soldier who seeks out the family of an enemy soldier he killed.


The American veteran finds the family of the man he killed and helps them recover his remains.

Setting

South Carolina, North Carolina, Vietnam

Based on a True Story

Yes

Plot - Premise

Voyage and Return

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Homer Steedly

Age: 2465

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Hoang Ngoc Dam

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Tibby Steedly

Age: 2459

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Family of Hoang Ngoc Dam

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: No

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Supplemental Materials

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