Dog Soldiers

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1997 - Fiction - 342 pages
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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  - thyrsus - Overstock.com

This book has been my favorite since I first read it in 1978. It brings the reader into an existential world in which actions are paramount and there are no innocents to judge and the opinions of ... Read full review

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Strange and Violent. 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 (1937-2015) was the acclaimed author of eight novels and two story collections, including Dog Soldiers, winner of the National Book Award, and Bear and His Daughter, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. His memoir, Prime Green, was published in 2007.

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