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The Lotus Eaters is a sweeping debut novel following the story of Helen Adams, an American combat photographer covering the Vietnam War, as she captures the chaos of the conflict on film, breaks into the "man's world" of war photojournalism, and finds herself torn between the love of two men. It's 1975, and the North Vietnamese army is poised to roll into Saigon. As the chaos of the fall of the city begins in earnest, two lovers make their way across the city to escape to a new life...
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