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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
Description:Clean and unmarked pages. VERY GOOD CONDITION! INSCRIBED AND...Clean and unmarked pages. VERY GOOD CONDITION! INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Some stains on a couple of pages. Some light creases on a few pages at the front and crease on the rear cover. Ships immediately!
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 Delivery Confirmation.
Description:Good in Very Good dust jacket. Signed, inscribed by O'Brien on...Good in Very Good dust jacket. Signed, inscribed by O'Brien on the half-title page. Fading to the cloth (from water damage) on the lower spine and bottom 2" of spine cloth on boards. Tiny scuff near the bottom of the front board. Else binding clean. Pages clean. The DJ is offset a bit toward the rear of the book, so that the lettering does not sit fully on the spine. Else the DJ is quite clean, with just a bit of very light rubbing.; 273 pages; Signed by Author.
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.
very real. if you were there or know someone who was or were lucky enough not to be or are too young to know but want to, this book will give you a real feel for the Nam. and if you think war is glorious, this book will set you straight.
My book club read this novel recently and we loved it. It gave us some harsh insight into the experiences of many Vietnam vets. It's one of my top reads ever. A Vietnam combat vet, a former Red Cross worker from Vietnam, and a woman who works with vets all came to the book club and expressed the ...
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