Rendezvous

Overview

In this tense, riveting mind game, New York Times bestselling novelist Nelson DeMille delivers a suspenseful short story in the tradition of his classic military novels The General’s Daughter and Word of Honor. A band of soldiers in its last month of service in Vietnam goes out on a patrol through enemy territory only to find a female Viet Cong sniper in its path. Recounting the mission in shattering and sometimes gruesome detail, DeMille creates a concise masterpiece of moody ...

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Overview

In this tense, riveting mind game, New York Times bestselling novelist Nelson DeMille delivers a suspenseful short story in the tradition of his classic military novels The General’s Daughter and Word of Honor. A band of soldiers in its last month of service in Vietnam goes out on a patrol through enemy territory only to find a female Viet Cong sniper in its path. Recounting the mission in shattering and sometimes gruesome detail, DeMille creates a concise masterpiece of moody suspense.

Demille served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and saw combat in Vietnam as an infantry platoon leader, earning a Bronze Star. He states that Rendezvous features a fictionalized version of himself from that experience.

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“Gripping.”
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“Gripping.”
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“Gem of a story. . . . Scott Brick’s gritty reading perfectly relates the fear, terror, and anger of each of the men of the patrol.”
Library Journal

Library Journal - Audio
This gem of a short story concerns a Vietnam veteran recalling his recon patrol’s fatal encounter with a female Vietnamese sniper. Scott Brick’s gritty reading perfectly relates the fear, terror, and anger of each of the men of the patrol as they battle this skilled assassin. The story does not end well for the team, and Brick does a splendid job of relating the narrator’s bitterness at not knowing the fate of his adversary but vowing to make the score even should he and she ever cross paths again.

Verdict Public libraries should consider.—Michael T. Fein, Central Virginia Community Coll., Lynchburg
(c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781622312016
  • Publisher: HighBridge Company
  • Publication date: 5/7/2013
  • Format: CD
  • Pages: 60
  • Sales rank: 531,713
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Nelson  DeMille

NELSON DEMILLE is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous thriller novels, including The General’s Daughter, which was also made into a major motion picture. He lives on Long Island, New York.

Actor, screenwriter and audiobook narrator, SCOTT BRICK definitely gives new meaning to a hyphenate career with credits in film, television, stage and radio. He studied both acting and writing at UCLA, spent ten years with a traveling Shakespearean company, and then went on to become a freelance writer. In 2000, Brick ventured into narrating audiobooks and quickly found himself embraced by the audio world. He’s won numerous Earphones Awards for his narrating skills, as well as Audie Awards. AudioFile Magazine named Brick “one of the fastest-rising stars in the audiobook galaxy,” and proclaimed him a Golden Voice.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Jack Cannon; Kurt Ladner; Brad Matthews; Michael Weaver; Ellen Kay
    2. Hometown:
      Long Island, New York
    1. Date of Birth:
      August 22, 1943
    2. Place of Birth:
      New York, New York
    1. Education:
      B.A. in political science, Hofstra University, 1974
    2. Website:

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