Lawrence Deushane, retired American living in Sydney. Lawrence is a former US paratrooper, black ops specialist and merchant mariner from the Vietnam war era who spent the later part of his working life as a journalist and photographer in Australia.
SPY vs SPY — Pardoned in Cambodia of espionage Australian film maker James Ricketson with a copy of the Punji Trap in Sydney.
“A ripping good yarn (about real spy 😊) told by top notch journalist Luke Hunt. Contact Luke to buy a copy. Strongly recommended.”
Pub intellectuals and a chat in Melbourne. From left to Right; Rod McKinnon, Bernie Esser, John Dooley and Rodney Riley with copies of the Punji Trap.
A second print run of the Punji Trap was released on August 16 following strong demand . It includes include updated blurbs on the back cover, several clarifications and the removal of the odd typo.
Author Luke Hunt with VoA regional chief Colin Lovett
The Punji Trap was launched in Bangkok on Anzac Day, April 25, 2018 at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand with more than a hundred people attending. Veteran Jim Pringle spoke eloquently about his days covering the Vietnam War.
Indonesian author Rini Rica on the bus in Hong Kong. The Punji Trap is now on sale in many countries, including Thailand at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club where the author and veteran war correspondent Jim Pringle were guest speakers on April 25, 2018.
Photo: Derek Mayes from the Doon Doon Roadhouse in Kununurra, outback Western Australia with his copy of the Punji Trap.
Photo: Washington Times journalists Guy Taylor and Dan Boylan outside head office in Washington DC, with copies of the Punji Trap.