When Michael Herr went to Vietnam in 1967 he was virtually unknown as a writer. But with "Dispatches" he brought us a terrifying account of what it was like to fight in, and survive, the war in Vietnam. These are his journals, written with immediacy and sympathy of the facades and falsities that surround him. He sums up the colossal waste of war, ...
When Michael Herr went to Vietnam in 1967 he was virtually unknown as a writer. But with "Dispatches" he brought us a terrifying account of what it was like to fight in, and survive, the war in Vietnam. These are his journals, written with immediacy and sympathy of the facades and falsities that surround him. He sums up the colossal waste of war, while keeping hold of the real people, places and events at the heart of it.
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A good read if you are looking for a different view on the Vietnam War.
Jun 3, 2010
PROFOUND SENSE OF HEART FELT HONESTY
AN EXCEPTIONAL BOOK WHICH REVEALS A CORRESPONDENTS UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE. WRITTEN WITH A PROFOUND SENSE OF HEART FELT HONESTY. MR. HERR GAVE ME THE FEELING THAT I WAS IN VIETNAM BUT LOOKING THROUGH THE EYES OF THE TROOPS.
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