Captain Blackman / Edition 1by John A. Williams
Pub. Date: 04/28/2000
Publisher: Coffee House Press
True to form, John A. Williams is exhaustive and accurate in his historical research of the significant role played by African Americans/i>
Named among the most important works of fiction of the decade by The New York Times Book Review when published in 1972, Captain Blackman is the first book to be published in Coffee House Press's Black Arts Movement Series.
True to form, John A. Williams is exhaustive and accurate in his historical research of the significant role played by African Americans in the military. Captain Blackman is a U.S. soldier in Vietnam who becomes seriously wounded. As he drifts in and out of consciousness he hallucinates back in time as a soldier in each of America's wars from 1775 to 1975.
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