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Loving is the sequel to Peace, Now, telling more of the story of Jesse Irons and Mellie Gratton. Their story and that of the Vietnam War weaves in and out of corresponding stories from World Wars I & II, and Korea, as Rhea Devereaux, Jesse's "little sister", tries to find meaning for the Vietnam War and her life as an MIA wife.
Her quest and Jesse's show how all soldiers and their women, from all generations, share, and have shared, many life experiences and traumas.Purchase Loving for $20 ($17 plus S&H) in the US:
Rhea and Jordan Devereaux had it all: undying devotion, a tender love, and a grand passion. And then the Vietnam War separated them. Follow the course of their love across time and space. Journey with them through the steaming jungle; dance with the Mardi Gras revelers while revolution unseats Louis XVI and protestors on the Washington Mall scream, Hell, NO. We won't Go. Sail with Laffite's pirates into Devil's Isle and rejoice as an unconditional and timeless love emerges victorious.
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