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  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

A dream turns into a nightmare. Some whacked out characters get caught up in stuff way over their heads and then wonder how things could have gone so wrong. Reads like a David Lynch film. Read full review

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User Review  - bibleblaster - LibraryThing

It was good to return to this after beginning it when it first came out in 1974 and I was in ninth grade. Ok, so it took me 35 years, and it was still a little hard to get into, but I ended up liking ... 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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