Saigon, Illinois

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Vintage Books, 1988 - Fiction - 229 pages
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Setting his story in Chicago in 1968, poet Paul Hoover writes his first fictional work. He shows readers the Vietnam War at home through the eyes of a conscientious objector doing alternative service in a municipal hospital.

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Paul Hoover is the editor of the influential anthology "Postmodern American Poetry," co-editor of the literary magazine "New American Writing," and author of nine previous poetry collections. He lives in Mill Valley, California.

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