Five Years to Freedom: The True Story of a Vietnam POW

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: James N. Rowe

Narrated By: Reathel Bean

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: March 2003

Duration: 2 hours 0 minutes


When Green Beret Lieutenant James N. Rowe was captured in 1963 in Vietnam, his life became more than a matter of staying alive.

In a Vietcong POW camp, Rowe endured beri-beri, dysentery, and tropical fungus diseases. He suffered grueling psychological and physical torment. He experienced the loneliness and frustration of watching his friends die. And he struggled every day to maintain faith in himself as a soldier and in his country as it appeared to be turning against him.

His survival is testimony to the disciplined human spirit.
His story is gripping.

From the Paperback edition.