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y Dreaming the Enemy single work   novel   young adult   war literature  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016 2016
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'Two young Vietnam War veterans who fought on opposing sides return home, struggling to recover from their experience. A moving story of trauma, resilience and the challenging road to recovery.

'I am still moving despite the fact that this dreamed-up bastard Khan walks with me - no, he doesn't walk with me, he rises up to fire, has my life in his hands, my head in his sights, and that is the image of all images that I have somehow to lose.

'Johnny Shoebridge has just returned from fighting in the jungles of Vietnam. He no longer carries a weapon - only photos of the dead and a dread of the living.

'Pursued by a Viet Cong ghost-fighter called Khan, Johnny makes one last stand - knowing that if he cannot lay this spectre to rest, he will remain a prisoner of war for ever.

'Drawing on courage, loyalty and love, Johnny tries to find a way back from the nightmare of war to a sense of hope for the future.

'A deeply moving exploration of trauma and recovery.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2016 .
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      Extent: 304p.
      Note/s:
      • Published April 2016
      ISBN: 9781760112257

Works about this Work

David Metzenthen Talks about Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: Reading Time , April 2016;
Conscript’s Homecoming War Is Worthy of a Classroom Course Agnes Nieuwenhuizen , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16-17 April 2016; (p. 18)

— Review of Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen 2016 single work novel
Review : Dreaming the Enemy Lyn Linning , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 31 no. 1 2016; (p. 42-43)

— Review of Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen 2016 single work novel
Dreaming the Enemy by David Metzenthen Dianne Bates , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , April 2016;

— Review of Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen 2016 single work novel
Review : Dreaming the Enemy Mem Capp , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , May 2016;

— Review of Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen 2016 single work novel
Well Read : The Lasting Wounds of Wartime Katharine England , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 14 May 2016; (p. 36)

— Review of Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen 2016 single work novel
Conscript’s Homecoming War Is Worthy of a Classroom Course Agnes Nieuwenhuizen , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16-17 April 2016; (p. 18)

— Review of Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen 2016 single work novel
Review : Dreaming the Enemy Lyn Linning , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 31 no. 1 2016; (p. 42-43)

— Review of Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen 2016 single work novel
Dreaming the Enemy by David Metzenthen Dianne Bates , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , April 2016;

— Review of Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen 2016 single work novel
Review : Dreaming the Enemy Mem Capp , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , May 2016;

— Review of Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen 2016 single work novel
Well Read : The Lasting Wounds of Wartime Katharine England , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 14 May 2016; (p. 36)

— Review of Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen 2016 single work novel
David Metzenthen Talks about Dreaming the Enemy David Metzenthen , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: Reading Time , April 2016;
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