Dog Soldiers

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1997 - Fiction - 342 pages
21 Reviews
In Saigon during the waning days of the Vietnam War, a small-time journalist named John Converse thinks he'll find action - and profit - by getting involved in a big-time drug deal. But back in the States, things go horribly wrong for him. Dog Soldiers perfectly captures the underground mood of America in the 1970s, when amateur drug dealers and hippies encountered profiteering cops and professional killers - and the price of survival was dangerously high.
  

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User Review  - Joey Gold - Goodreads

"Yes," Dieter said, "I can see that. But in real life, you can't pull it off." "Well then, fuck real life. Real life don't cut no ice with me." ("Dog Soldiers", Robert Stone, p. 292). The most unique ... Read full review

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User Review  - Charles - Goodreads

A puzzle and a mystery. A book about three kilos of heroin smuggled stateside from Vietnam. A drug deal gone bad. A chase. A second deal gone bad and then a third. The real bad guys win and the sorta ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
17
Section 3
42
Section 4
50
Section 5
58
Section 6
73
Section 7
116
Section 8
118
Section 10
156
Section 11
162
Section 12
175
Section 13
215
Section 14
268
Section 15
308
Section 16
331
Copyright

Section 9
118

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About the author (1997)

ROBERT STONE is the author of six previous novels: A Hall of Mirrors, Dog Soldiers winner of the National Book Award), A Flag for Sunrise, Children of Light, Outerbridge Reach, and Damascus Gate. His story collection, Bear and His Daughter, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

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