Black Virgin Mountain: A Return to Vietnam

Black Virgin Mountain: A Return to Vietnam

Authors: Heinemann, Larry

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780385515788

Classification: Fiction

Synopsis: 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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