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Dear America : Letters Home from Vietnam
by Bernard Edelman




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More than twenty-five years after the official end of the Vietnam War, Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam. In this collection of more than 200 letters, they share their first impressions of the rigors of life in the bush, their longing for home and family, their emotions over the conduct of the war, and their ache at the loss of a friend in battle.

Revealing the complex emotions and daily realities of fighting in the war, these close accounts offer a powerful, uniquely personal portrait of the many faces of Vietnam's veterans. This poignant and compelling book remains a timeless classic-- a must have for any history buff.

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Overview

More than twenty-five years after the official end of the Vietnam War, Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam. In this collection of more than 200 letters, they share their first impressions of the rigors of life in the bush, their longing for home and family, their emotions over the conduct of the war, and their ache at the loss of a friend in battle.

Revealing the complex emotions and daily realities of fighting in the war, these close accounts offer a powerful, uniquely personal portrait of the many faces of Vietnam's veterans. This poignant and compelling book remains a timeless classic-- a must have for any history buff.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780393323047
  • ISBN-10: 0393323048
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: May 2002
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.64 x 0.84 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.58 pounds


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