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Dispatches

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"He seems to have brought to this book the ear of a musician and the eye of a painter . . . the premier war correspondence of Vietnam."--Washington Post. "The best book I have ever read on men and war in our time."--John le Carre." . . . Dispatches puts the rest of us in the shade."--Hunter S. Thompson.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Publishers Weekly Review

Aug 05, 1991 – American correspondent Herr's documentary recalls the heavy combat he witnessed in Vietnam as well as the obscene speech, private fears and nightmares of the soldiers. ``Herr captures the almost hallucinatory madness of the war,'' said PW. ``This is a compelling, truth-telling book with a visceral impact, its images stuck in the mind like shards from a pineapple bomb.''

Customer Reviews

Dispatches

Best book on Vietnam, period. Buy this, you will not be disappointed!!!

Phenomenal book

Fantastic book, a must-read if you have any interest in the Vietnam War. It’s right up there with Hell In A Small Place.
This is money well spent.

Dispatches

While I thing I would have liked the subject, I did not care for the way it was written. Too choppy, may just have been the lingo used during that period. I quit reading after two chapters.

Dispatches
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  • $11.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Military
  • Published: Oct 12, 1977
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Seller: Random House, LLC
  • Print Length: 272 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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