C.L.Hoang was born in South Vietnam during the war and came to the US as a boy in the ‘70’s. He graduated from UC Berkeley and is an electronics engineer with 11 patents to date. Books, history and travel are his hobbies.
Jim Hoang’s first novel, Once Upon a Mulberry Field, is a love story set at the height of the Vietnam War, a project from the heart that took 6 years to complete.
From the jungles of Vietnam through the minefields of the heart, this book follows one man's journey to self-discovery, fraught with disillusionment and despair but ultimately redeemed by the power of love.
As Roger Connors, a widower with no children, ponders whether to pursue aggressive treatment for his cancer, a cryptic note arrives from a long-lost USAF buddy announcing the visit of an acquaintance from Vietnam. The startling news resurrects ghosts of fallen comrades and haunting memories of the great love he once knew. 
Shocking revelations from his visitor uncover a missing part of Roger's life he never dreamed possible. Peeling back one layer at a time, he delves into a decades-old secret in search of answers and traces of a passion unfulfilled. 

Read Jim Hoang’s Blog to share memories of Vietnam and Saigon where he grew up during the war, as well as hard-learned lessons about writing and publishing.
Rick Borg served in the US Army in Vietnam as a young man. Rick has many poignant memories and retains a strong interest in the country. He still visits and has good friends there. Rick says there is no Rotary in modern Vietnam.
Website:    Mulberry Fields Forever: http://mulberryfieldsforever.com/