Description - Black Virgin Mountain by Larry Heinemann
In 1967 Larry Heinemann was sent to Vietnam as an ordinary soldier. It was the most horrific year of his life, truly altering him and his family forever. In his powerful memoir, Heinemann returns to Vietnam, riding the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh city and confronting the memories of his war year. Black Virgin Mountain confirms Heinemann s legendary plain-spoken reputation as one of the essential chroniclers of our war in Vietnam"
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(203mm x 133mm x 15mm)
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Author Biography - Larry Heinemann
Larry Heinemann is the author of three novel: Close Quarters (1977), one of the earliest novels of the Vietnam War; Paco s Story (1986), winner of the National Book Award; and Cooler by the Lake (1992). He lives in his native city of Chicago, Illinois."