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Song of Napalm: Poems
     

Song of Napalm: Poems

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by Bruce Weigl, Robert Stone
 

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“Song of Napalm is more than a collection of beautifully wrought, heart-wrenching and often very funny poems. It’s a narrative, the story of an American’s innocent’s descent into hell and his excruciating return to life on the surface. Weigl may have written the best novel so far about the Vietnam War, and along the way a dozen truly memorable

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“Song of Napalm is more than a collection of beautifully wrought, heart-wrenching and often very funny poems. It’s a narrative, the story of an American’s innocent’s descent into hell and his excruciating return to life on the surface. Weigl may have written the best novel so far about the Vietnam War, and along the way a dozen truly memorable poems.” —Russell Banks

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802195173
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/1991
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
88
File size:
2 MB

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Song of Napalm 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is my second Weigl book. The author is obviously influenced by Alan Ginsburg. Blood and soul are dealt with in the language of someone on an acid trip. Throw in the Ginsburg punch .. an obscenity here and an unrelated phrase there, forever lost in space and disguised as genius. It is so predictable. It ain't me. For the guts to express the pain of his journey I give him three stars.