The Vietnam Reader: The Definitive Collection of Fiction and Nonfiction on the War
- Binding: Paperback
- Publish Date: 1998-10-20
An extraordinary selection of the finest and best-known art from the American war in Vietnam, from Tim O'Brien to Marvin Gaye, from mainstream bestsellers to radical poetry.
This authoritative and accessible volume includesÂ fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, film, photography, and popular song lyrics from the Vietnam War era, covering a breadth of experiences and perspectives. Also included are incisive reader's questions--useful for educators and book clubs--in a volume that makes an essential contribution to a wider understanding of the Vietnam War.
An indispensable and provocative read for anyone who wants to know more about the war that changed the face of late-twentieth-century America.