Dog Soldiers

Dog Soldiers

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by Robert Stone
     
 

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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

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Overview

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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Charles McGrath
....It is melodramatic, cruel, witty and grim. -- The New York Times Books of the Century

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547524160
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/02/1997
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
107,720
File size:
1 MB

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