Booklist: “This ordinary soldier is universal”

A novel by Gary Reilly

With The Enlisted Men’s Club, published in 2014, Running Meter launched Reilly’s Vietnam trilogy, which introduces the self-absorbed Private Palmer, formerly a slacker civilian who works hard to become a slacker MP at the Presidio as he awaits his orders for Vietnam. Palmer is a practiced, lonely drinker clearly on his way to alcoholism, and he frequently announces that he cares only for his own survival.

Read John Mort’s full review of The Enlisted Men’s Club on Booklist…

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