The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War by John "Chick" Donohue - Book Review | Northshire Bookstore

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War by John "Chick" Donohue - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780062995476
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 28th, 2021

A U.S. Marine veteran is "drafted" by his friends to undertake a dangerous and unprecedented journey to deliver local beer- and best wishes and familial greetings- to neighborhood “boys” serving in Vietnam. Donohue's travel log features countless tales of his remarkable luck at actually finding his old friends at their war posts without somehow getting himself killed. Along the way, he refreshes our collective memory regarding how poorly enlisted men were treated stateside and, through his first hand account, fills in details of the war itself that many readers may have long since forgotten or never even known. ~ Reviewed by Jon Fine