For the Sender: Love Letters from Vietnam
About the Book

Dear Sergeant Fuller, You won’t know me for another two years, but I am your daughter. So begins a letter sent decades into the past, from a daughter searching for answers to a soldier serving in war-torn Vietnam, in this true story of service and sacri-fice, love and redemption, and the power of forgiveness. A box with Love Letters from Vietnam etched on the lid waits buried in a closet, holding scrawled thoughts written on Air Force stationery from a passionate yet deeply flawed soldier stationed outside Da Nang to his young wife in east Texas. Years pass before a fate-ful, deadly winter night leads the soldier’s daughter, Jennifer, to open the box, read the letters, and answer her father back in time. She tucks her letters into a package with no address, because she no longer knows where to send them. Until she is sitting in a theater in Austin, Texas, at a performance by singersongwriter Alex Woodard and hears him talk about writing songs inspired by letters. Her remarkable correspondence with her father takes Woodard on his first steps into the dichotomy between dark and light, as he imagines himself as Ser-geant Fuller in Vietnam and begins to write songs sung from Fuller’s heart. Woodard’s quest to learn more about the man and the war he fights both in Vietnam and back at home evolves into an extraordinary journey, propelled by a companion album of songs that features Woodard as Sergeant Fuller and his friend Molly Jenson as Jennifer. Their voices carry the songs inspired by these beautiful, raw, revealing love letters not only sent from Vietnam, but as the story unfolds, beyond..

About the Author

Singer-songwriter and author Alex Woodard has toured nationally behind five critically-acclaimed albums, earning prestigious industry nods and shared the stage with some of today's most popular acts. For The Sender evolved from one song about one letter into a book, album, and concert series with a family of Grammy-winning, platinum-selling artists Alex met in his southern California neighborhood.

Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781401948542
EAN: 9781401948542
Publisher Date: 10 Nov 2015
Binding: Hardcover
Continuations: English
Dewey: B
Height: 229 mm
MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: N
Spine Width: 25 mm
Width: 152 mm
ISBN-10: 1401948545
Publisher: Hay House Inc
Acedemic Level: English
Book Type: English
Depth: 25
Edition: HAR/COM
Language: English
No of Pages: 233
Series Title: English
Sub Title: Love Letters from Vietnam