Fire in the lake: the Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam, Volume 927

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Little, Brown, 1972 - History - 491 pages
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Review: Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam

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Written as the Vietnam War was ongoing, it takes the time to examine the Vietnamese and their national psyche without losing perspective. I assumed that it would reflect the immediate bias and make assumptions of reader knowledge, but the author avoided that. Read full review

Review: Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam

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An excellent look at the people of Vietnam and how the US, in a ham handed way, never understood the people they were trying to help. Read full review

Contents

States of Mind
3
Nations and Empires
32
The Sovereign of Discord
72
Copyright

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Fitzgerald has won the Pulitzer Prize, the Bancroft Prize for History, the National Book Award, and the National Institute for Art and Letters Award, among others.

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