Left Bank Books welcomes bestselling “Black Hawk Down” author Mark Bowden, who will sign and discuss his new book, “Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam”!
This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of “Hue 1968” from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line.
The first battle book from Mark Bowden since “Black Hawk Down,” “Hue 1968” is the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American War in Vietnam. In the early hours of January 31, 1968, the North Vietnamese launched over one hundred attacks across South Vietnam in what would become known as the Tet Offensive. With unprecedented access to war archives in the U.S. and Vietnam and interviews with participants from both sides, Bowden narrates each stage of this crucial battle through multiple viewpoints. Played out over 24 days and costing 10,000 lives, the Battle of Hue was by far the bloodiest of the entire war.