Mr. Hampton emails of continuous comments on sportswriter’s/reporter’s newspaper articles amused his friend. He also saw Hamp’s raw talent of detailing facts or description of events. So much so that he noted the commentary was better than the articles. Our author took his friends’ critique to heart. Already a very opinionated individual, he realized he loved to write comments on various subjects especially social issues of the day. He began publishing a newsletter that included blogs on a range of subjects, always using satire as way of explaining social ills/political comments.
That led to authoring a story of his military assignment to South Korea. To date, Mr. Hampton’s written five books. But his story of a boy arriving in Korea while leaving fourteen months later as a grown man is his first.
In his semi-autobiographical debut, Author Codis Hampton II takes the reader through his experience as a seventeen-year-old African-American GI stationed in South Korea during the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Unchon-ni is a riveting story that looks back on his childhood, family environment to bring you forward to then and there. The story is a journey where the author shares his conflict between duty, country, and heritage. You’re captivated by the love affair he finds with a village camp town girl. Add the suspense, mystery, adventure he experienced in a war-torn community as a Brother of Arms, one is left wondering what is next in his young life. A must-read…
Yes, Unchon-ni exceeds the classic tale of boy meets girl, etc. along with so many more stereotypes of people, places, events. Individuals, with varying personalities of interest who appear-disappear in our subject’s life, is a study in people. It’s as if a reader has stumbled onto an exciting roller coaster ride with various stops that peak one’s interest.
Unchon-ni is a poignant, moving and inspirational autobiography book that will take readers on a thought-provoking journey while moving and informing them at the same time! Unchon-ni is written by author Codis Hampton II and Hampton throughout Unchon-ni will take his readers on an incredible journey that should not be missed! The journey (Hampton’s own journey) the reader will encounter is at times is incredibly moving, but the book is also an uplifting, inspirational one and shows what somebody can accomplish, but it is also moving. If you are a reader who is looking to read a personal memoir book that is unlike anything you have read before and a book, that is the perfect combination of inspiration, information, and poignancy, then Unchon-ni is the book for you and should not be missed! However, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more about Unchon-ni!
Unchon-ni is a sensational book written by Hampton and will take its readers on a transfixing journey. In Unchon-ni, the author Hampton will share the story of his military deployment to South Korea at the age of 17 in the 1960s. The reader will follow Hampton, as he becomes stationed during the Civil Rights movement and what follows is a sensational story that will take you on a journey like no other. Hampton will also take us, readers, back in time before his deployment, to his childhood and all that followed and it makes for a fascinating and informative read! And this book lovers is the short premise of the sensational Unchon-ni!
This book for me was poignant, moving, and compelling as well as incredibly informative. Unchon-ni inspired, captivated, and informed me from the very start until the very end and that is why it truly should not be missed book lovers!
The profoundness in Unchon-ni is sensational, and many readers will feel a host of different emotions while reading this book. Hampton effortlessly inspires thoughts and feelings in his readers as well as compel them to read from beginning to end. I found myself reading Unchon-ni at an alarming rate because it was captivating as well as engrossing; Hampton’s incredible literature will have you turning the pages frantically, and I adored how he was able to do this. As well as this Hampton has written his story in an incredibly compelling and honest way; his beautiful descriptive writing will make the reader feel as if you are right there alongside him, this is how I felt, and because I did, I felt as if I was with Hampton on his journey and it made for a sensational read.
There is much I loved about Unchon-ni but one thing I really loved was the author’s candor but also the information he has so expertly laced throughout the book. Hampton is a remarkable person for two reasons; the first is because he is honest and brave to write this book and the second is because he is an exceptionally talented author. Hampton’s impeccable writing is a joy to read and flows beautifully throughout so that the reader will feel compelled to read non-stop!
To conclude, Unchon-ni is an insightful, informative, inspiring book and I would say if you are a reader who is interested in the topics explored as well as the journey of a seventeen-year-old deployed in South Korea, then this book is for you, and so Unchon-ni gets five stars from me! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you won’t regret it!
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