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Highways to a war

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Published by Viking in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cambodia
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Fiction.,
    • War photographers -- Fiction.,
    • Missing persons -- Fiction.,
    • Cambodia -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristopher J. Koch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.K64 H54 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 469 p. ;
      Number of Pages469
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1109231M
      ISBN 100670861553
      LC Control Number94034603
      OCLC/WorldCa31076382

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Highways to a War centers on a swashbuckling Australian War Extremely well written book that comes closest to evoking the sensuous magic of Southeast Asia as any book I have read in recent months. It also captures the lure of danger and promise of adventure that drew war correspondents to the area throughout the Vietnam War/5.

Highways to a War is a story of intense relationships forged in a dangerous and hallucinatory land that continues to haunt the American soul. “An absorbing, deeply moving tale of love and heroismCited by: Highways to a War is a story of intense relationships forged in a dangerous and hallucinatory land that continues to haunt the American soul.

“An absorbing, deeply moving tale of love and heroism. Highways to a War is a story of intense relationships forged in a dangerous and hallucinatory land that continues to haunt the American soul. “An absorbing, deeply moving tale of love 4/5(1).

Highways to a War also offers a vivid perspective on the course of the Second Indochina War. This, however, is implicit: Koch makes no attempt to write a history of that war (and readers without any background knowledge may find parts of Highways confusing), or to take sides in the debates over that history.

Highways to a War. The story of a war photographer who vanishes in the Cambodian jungles and the many lives that he touches--narrated by a childhood friend--captures the deep friendships forged amid the turbulence of the Vietnam War.

By the author of The Year of Living Dangerously. 35, first printing.4/5(1). Koch (The Year of Living Dangerously) spins another war-correspondent story, but this one has an elegiac tone that borders on the saccharine.

Set in the unusual landscape of. When Mike Langford, a war photographer with a reputation for unusual risk-taking, disappears inside Cambodia, he becomes a mythic figure in the minds of his friends.

The search for him which is at the heart of this novel explores the personal highways that led him to war, and to his ultimate fate.

‘A quite outstanding [ ]. 'Highways to a War' will be best remembered for its well-researched realistic depictions of life in Phnom Penh, Saigon and war-torn rural Indo-china. In addition, Koch also successfully evokes rural life in a s Tasmania that Mike dreamed of escaping, the sights and smells of Boat Quay in a newly independent Singapore, and the economic prosperity - and ubiquitous traffic jams - of Bangkok /5(17).

A desperate tale of love and heroism, set mostly in Cambodia during the rise of the Khmer Rouge, from the Australian author of the novel and classic independent film The Year of Living Dangerously (). As the story opens inMike Langford, a Tasmanian photojournalist whose war coverage has become internationally famous, is reported dead inside Cambodia.

In introducing his book, the author writes that "Highways to War" is "one of a related pair: a diptych." With the success of the current. Franklin Delano Roosevelt stands astride American history like a colossus, having pulled the nation out of the Great Depression and led it to victory in the Second World War.

Elected to. When Mike Langford, a war photographer with a reputation for unusual risk-taking, disappears inside Cambodia, he becomes a mythic figure in the minds of his friends.

The search for him which is at the heart of this novel explores the personal highways that led him to war. Other articles where Highways to a War is discussed: C.J. Koch: including in his interconnected novels Highways to a War () and Out of Ireland (), the former of which tells the story of an Australian character in Cambodia and Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

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Highways to a war. [C J Koch] -- The story of a brave Australian war photographer, chronicling his apprenticeship in Singapore, his coverage of the Vietnam War and his trip into Khmer-occupied Cambodia in to rescue his. ‘Highways to a War’ by Christopher Koch An absorbing tale of courage in the face of adversity and, unusually, a war story set in Indochina where the emphasis is on the war as fought by local, as opposed to foreign, troops.

The book “is a classic tale, life-affirming and updated for the modern age,” Terrance Maitland wrote in the New York Times Book Review.

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