Thorndike Press

Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and its War

  • James Wright
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  • ISBN-10: 1432840401
  • ISBN-13: 9781432840402
  • DDC: 959.704
  • Shipping Weight: 2.00 lbs ( .91 kgs)
  • 826 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released August 2017

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Overview

The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake. Its veterans remain mostly anonymous, considered accomplices in the mistake. Without making excuses, this book brings those who served out of the shadows. Recounting the experiences of the young Americans who fought and the families who grieved, Wright depicts the cruelty of this war and its quiet acts of courage.

Reviews

Customer Reviews

“This important investigation of the Vietnam War and its effects on an entire generation will appeal to both Vietnam-era specialists and general readers.”

— Library Journal (starred)

“There have been hundreds of books written about the Vietnam War, but this is among the most powerful and heartbreaking.”

— Booklist (starred)

“Wright’s worthy effort is a tribute to Americans who saw the worst that the Vietnam War offered, combined with a broad look at the domestic and geopolitical factors that led to the U.S. getting involved in the long, controversial conflict.”

— Publishers Weekly