Goodbye Vietnam

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This collection of fictional remembrances of a Marine during the Vietnam Conflict tells in a series of short pieces the particular horrors of the war through one man's eyes. From boot camp and his love/hate for the Drill Sergeant, to his leaving Vietnam "packed in the back of a truck with all our paraphernalia and our travel brochures," these metaphysical vignettes transport you deep into the dark world of our most controversial war.
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Overview

This collection of fictional remembrances of a Marine during the Vietnam Conflict tells in a series of short pieces the particular horrors of the war through one man's eyes. From boot camp and his love/hate for the Drill Sergeant, to his leaving Vietnam "packed in the back of a truck with all our paraphernalia and our travel brochures," these metaphysical vignettes transport you deep into the dark world of our most controversial war.
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Midwest Book Review
Goodbye Vietnam by Robert W. Wood is an impressively written novel that vividly evokes a fictional yet highly realistic memory of a Marine who served in combat in Vietnam. Offers the reader a compellingly dark, gritty, no-holds-barred view of a truly hellish war, and the toll it took on human life and decency. Goodbye Vietnam belongs on the shelf alongside such seminal and memorable works as Joseph Heller's Catch 22 and Norman Mailer's The Naked and the Dead.— Midwest Book Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590960110
  • Publisher: Omonomany
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Pages: 116
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.24 (d)

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