The Vietnam Reader: The Definitive Collection of Fiction and Nonfiction on the War
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Mar 23, 2011 - Literary Criticism - 736 pages
The Vietnam Reader is a selection of the finest and best-known art from the American war in Vietnam, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, film, still photos, and popular song lyrics. All the strongest work is here, from mainstream bestsellers to radical poetry, from Tim O'Brien to Marvin Gaye. Also included are incisive reader's questions--useful for educators and book clubs--in a volume that makes an essential contribution to a wider understanding of the Vietnam War.
This authoritative and accessible volume is sure to become a classic reference, as well as indispensable and provocative reading for anyone who wants to know more about the war that changed the face of late-twentieth-century America.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - busterrll - LibraryThing
As expected, some good some poor, a few great -Brings back memories of both good and bas- with A few I don't want to think of, not even to myself. Read full review
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O'Nan, himself the author of a well-received novel about the struggles of a Vietnam vet to readjust to civilian life (The Names of the Dead, 1996), has compiled a lengthy, varied, and somewhat ... Read full review
FIRST WAVE OF MAIOR WORK
FIRST WAVE OF MAIOR FILMS
THE oRAL HISTORY BOOM
Ksrm WALKER A Piece of My Heart 1985
SECOND WAVE OF MAlOR FILMS
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