A sequence of stories about the Vietnam War, this book also has the unity of a novel, with recurring characters and interwoven strands of plot and ...Show synopsisA sequence of stories about the Vietnam War, this book also has the unity of a novel, with recurring characters and interwoven strands of plot and theme. It aims to summarize America's involvement in Vietnam, and her coming to terms with that experience in the years that followed.Hide synopsis
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Description:Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. McClelland & Stewart, 1990,...Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. McClelland & Stewart, 1990, First Canadian Edition, 273pp. National Book Award winner Tim O'Brian tells about weapons and good-luck charms carried by U.S. soldiers in Vietnam here represent survival, lost innocence and the war's interminable legacy. Name inside. Very clean from cover to cover. No markings on the text. Binding is tight. Cover has minor shelf wear. Get it fast! Same or next Postal business day shipping. All orders securely packaged. DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL EXPEDITED SHIPPING is available for this item. Same or next Postal business day shipping. All orders securely packaged. Domestic orders include USPS Tracking.
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Description:Fine in Fine jacket. First Edition, 273 Pages, First Edition...Fine in Fine jacket. First Edition, 273 Pages, First Edition Stated. The Dust Jacket Is Not Clipped. The Dust Jacket Is Slightly Creased At The Outer. First American Edition. Large Heavy Books May Need More Payment For Overseas Delivery.
Many times while reading this book, I had to check to make sure this was not non-fiction. It was written so well and so believably. Having grown up during this period it made me understand the other side of the war and the veterans that came back. I didn't think I would like a book of this genre but it was quite fascinating.
The book is an interesting perspective on the emotions at play in soldiering.The writer leads us to understand people through their possessions rather than their actions. This device more than compensates for a somewhat thin story line.
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