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The Resource The Vietnam reader : the definitive collection of American fiction and nonfiction on the war, edited by Stewart O'Nan

The Vietnam reader : the definitive collection of American fiction and nonfiction on the war, edited by Stewart O'Nan

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The Vietnam reader : the definitive collection of American fiction and nonfiction on the war
Title
The Vietnam reader
Title remainder
the definitive collection of American fiction and nonfiction on the war
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stewart O'Nan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of Vietnam War writing, mostly by well-known authors. The fiction includes excerpts from novels, poems and songs, plus summaries of films, while non-fiction is represented by excerpts from books such as Robert Mason's Chickenhawk, the experiences of a helicopter pilot
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
959.704/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS557.7
LC item number
.V5625 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
O'Nan, Stewart
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • American literature
Label
The Vietnam reader : the definitive collection of American fiction and nonfiction on the war, edited by Stewart O'Nan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 697-699) and index
Contents
1. Green -- Green berets / Robin Moore -- If I die in a combat zone ; Going after Cacciato / Tim O'Brien -- 2. Early work -- One very hot day / David Halberstam -- If I die in a combat zone -- Obscenities / Michael Casey -- Sticks and bones / David Rabe -- From demilitarized zones / Jan Barry and W D Ehrhart (editors) -- 3. First wave of major work -- Born on the Fourth of July / Ron Kovic -- Fields of fire / James Webb -- Rumor of war / Philip Caputo -- Dispatches / Michael Herr -- Going after Cacciato -- 4. First wave of major films -- Deer hunter ; Coming home ; Apocalypse now -- 5. Songs -- "Ballad of the green berets" / Barry Sadler and Robin Moore -- "I-feel-like-I'm-fixin'-to die-rag" / Country Joe McDonald -- "Fortunate son" / Creedence Clear Water Revival, John Fogerty -- "The unknown soldier" / The Doors, Jim Morrison -- "What's going on" / Marvin Gaye -- "War" / Edwin Starr -- "Born in the USA" Bruce Springsteen -- "The big parade" / 10,000 Maniacs, Natalie Merchant -- 6. Oral history boom -- Nam / Mark Baker -- Bloods / Wallace Terry -- Piece of my heart / Keith Walker -- From Dear America: letters home from Vietnam / Bernard Edelman ed. -- Everything we had / Al Santoli -- 7. Second wave of major work -- 13th Valley / John M Del Vecchio -- Meditations in green / Stephen Wright -- Paco's story / Larry Heinemann -- 8. Second wave of major films -- Platoon ; Full metal jacket -- 9. Memoirs -- 365 days / Ronald J Glasser -- Killing zone / Fredrick Downs -- Chickenhawk / Robert Mason -- Only war we had / Michael Lee Lanning -- 10. Masterwork -- Things they carried / Tim O'Brien -- 11. Homecoming -- Paco's story -- Love medicine / Louise Erdrich -- From carrying the darkness / W D Ehrhart ed. -- A romance ; Monkey wars ; What saves us / Bruce Weigl -- Things they carried -- 12. Memory -- Dien Cai Dau / Yusef Komunyakaa -- In country / Bobbie Ann Mason -- Incoming / Kevin Bowen -- In the lake of the woods / Tim O'Brien -- Mr. Giai's poem / John Balaban -- 13. The wall -- Invasion of Grenada / W D Ehrhart -- Names of the dead / Stewart O'Nan -- Dien Cai Dau
Control code
ocm38765078
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 724 p.
Isbn
9780385491181
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98015575
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)38765078
Label
The Vietnam reader : the definitive collection of American fiction and nonfiction on the war, edited by Stewart O'Nan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 697-699) and index
Contents
1. Green -- Green berets / Robin Moore -- If I die in a combat zone ; Going after Cacciato / Tim O'Brien -- 2. Early work -- One very hot day / David Halberstam -- If I die in a combat zone -- Obscenities / Michael Casey -- Sticks and bones / David Rabe -- From demilitarized zones / Jan Barry and W D Ehrhart (editors) -- 3. First wave of major work -- Born on the Fourth of July / Ron Kovic -- Fields of fire / James Webb -- Rumor of war / Philip Caputo -- Dispatches / Michael Herr -- Going after Cacciato -- 4. First wave of major films -- Deer hunter ; Coming home ; Apocalypse now -- 5. Songs -- "Ballad of the green berets" / Barry Sadler and Robin Moore -- "I-feel-like-I'm-fixin'-to die-rag" / Country Joe McDonald -- "Fortunate son" / Creedence Clear Water Revival, John Fogerty -- "The unknown soldier" / The Doors, Jim Morrison -- "What's going on" / Marvin Gaye -- "War" / Edwin Starr -- "Born in the USA" Bruce Springsteen -- "The big parade" / 10,000 Maniacs, Natalie Merchant -- 6. Oral history boom -- Nam / Mark Baker -- Bloods / Wallace Terry -- Piece of my heart / Keith Walker -- From Dear America: letters home from Vietnam / Bernard Edelman ed. -- Everything we had / Al Santoli -- 7. Second wave of major work -- 13th Valley / John M Del Vecchio -- Meditations in green / Stephen Wright -- Paco's story / Larry Heinemann -- 8. Second wave of major films -- Platoon ; Full metal jacket -- 9. Memoirs -- 365 days / Ronald J Glasser -- Killing zone / Fredrick Downs -- Chickenhawk / Robert Mason -- Only war we had / Michael Lee Lanning -- 10. Masterwork -- Things they carried / Tim O'Brien -- 11. Homecoming -- Paco's story -- Love medicine / Louise Erdrich -- From carrying the darkness / W D Ehrhart ed. -- A romance ; Monkey wars ; What saves us / Bruce Weigl -- Things they carried -- 12. Memory -- Dien Cai Dau / Yusef Komunyakaa -- In country / Bobbie Ann Mason -- Incoming / Kevin Bowen -- In the lake of the woods / Tim O'Brien -- Mr. Giai's poem / John Balaban -- 13. The wall -- Invasion of Grenada / W D Ehrhart -- Names of the dead / Stewart O'Nan -- Dien Cai Dau
Control code
ocm38765078
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 724 p.
Isbn
9780385491181
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98015575
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)38765078

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