"Child of the Dust is a superbly captivating read. So much so, I checked out of life for a couple of days, and had close family and friends wondering if I was still alive." - Rett Tylor
Published: June 2018
An American soldier (Richie) and a Vietnamese woman (Linh) fall in love and have a baby during the war in Vietnam.
He attempts to marry Linh but fails to get permission from the Army and is then pulled out of Vietnam. Linh and her son make an incredible journey to potential safety and security in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, Richie builds his career and raises a family in the United States.
They meet again in Hong Kong two decades later and achieve their ultimate destiny.
"This book is blended with hope, love, desperation, faith, family sacrifice, culture, tradition, grief, loss, honor, and courage. Not for the faint of heart - the realities are harsh , heart wrenching and life-giving too. Wow!!" - Gail A, Goodreads
About the author:
Tom Wascoe was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and lives with his wife in the Chicago area. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam, graduated with a M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin system, and served as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Officer for a Fortune 100 Company. His previous book is titled Backseat.