Stories from the sudden end of a long war.
NBC news reporter DAvid Butler was there. He witnessed the apocalypic departure of the U.S. from the rooftops of Saigon-the passionate end of a war that divided America for a decade. Now he recreates the pulse and feel of that climatic event, and the tumultuous weeks before it that marked the collapse of Vietnam, with a book so powerful, so immediate, that it reads with the authority of the best history and the excitement of great fiction.
..taken from the back cover of the book