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John W. Conroy’s Captivating War Fiction Novel “The Disillusioned” Took Center Stage at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2023

Within his book’s pages, the author leads readers on a remarkable journey through war-ravaged landscapes, delving into the enduring human quest for meaning.

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Readers were amazed by John W. Conroy’s book display at the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair (Frankfurter Buchmesse).

ReadersMagnet, a self-publishing and book marketing company, showcased John W. Conroy’s thrilling war fiction, “The Disillusioned: The ‘Nam’… From Both Sides,” at the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair (Frankfurter Buchmesse) from October 18 to 22, 2023, at the Frankfurt Trade Fair grounds in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

In “The Disillusioned,” readers follow Edward Winslow as he arrives in the enigmatic city of Hanoi and reconnects with an old friend from the fading days of an ancient conflict. Through Winslow’s recollections, readers are transported to the pivotal moments leading up to the Fall of Da Nang in 1975, where a vivid array of characters weaves a complex tapestry of loyalty, love, and resilience.

Amidst the expansive Ho Chi Minh Trail and the treacherous A Shau Valley, fighters, known as the ‘bo dai,’ battle relentlessly for survival and conquest. Meanwhile, in the heart of Saigon, an Australian soldier forges an unexpected bond with American stragglers from Da Nang, who are preparing for their final departure.

The narrative unveils the gripping interplay between the American Ambassador, the president of World Airways, and the elusive station chief of the CIA, as their destinies become intertwined against a backdrop that transcends the Sixties’ era of sex, drugs, and rock and roll.

“The Disillusioned” delves beneath the surface, exploring themes of disillusionment, failure, and the enduring spark of hope. Through Conroy’s expert storytelling, the intricate layers of human experience are unraveled, exposing the profound complexities of war’s aftermath and the pursuit of redemption.

With its enthralling plot and well-developed characters, “The Disillusioned” is poised to mesmerize its readers. John W. Conroy’s compelling narrative shines a light on the human condition, serving as a reminder of the resilience within every individual.

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“The Disillusioned: The ‘Nam’ … From Both Sides”
Author: John W. Conroy
Genre: War Fiction
Publisher: BookBaby
Published date: March 27, 2023

John W. Conroy is a farmer and freelance writer who has, over the years, been embedded with the US Army six times in Iraq and five times in Afghanistan, producing a series of published articles. He was a soldier in Vietnam in 1966 and 1967. Since returning to Vietnam in 1989, he has written numerous articles concerning the country, some of which focused on veterans of the conflict.

He has also served as a consultant to the East Meets West Foundation, which is dedicated to transforming the health, education, and communities of disadvantaged people in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. His published novels are ’The Girl from Tam Hiep’ and ’“The Disillusioned.”’ “The Embedded Ones” is in progress. He is married with four children and six grandchildren.

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 The Disillusioned
 John W. Conroy
 War Fiction
 Frankfurter Buchmesse

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