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DISPATCHES by  Michael Herr - Paperback - 1978 - from Ravenswood Books and Biblio.co.uk

DISPATCHES

by Herr, Michael

Condition: Very Good


Avon Books. Very Good. 1978. Softcover. 0380019760 . Reprint. Light edge & corner wear, two small tears by spine. Interior pages clean & tight. "The best personal journal about war, any war, that any writer has ever accomplished....With uncanny precision it summons up the very essence of the war (Vietnam) - its space diction, its surreal psychology, its bitter humor - the dope, the Dexedrine, the body bags, the rot, all of it. "--Chicago Tribune (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

Michael Herr is also the author of Kubrick , The Big Room , and Walter Winchell , and coauthor of the screenplays for Apocalypse Now and Full Metal Jacket . He lives in upstate New York. Robert Stone, a National Book Award-winner, lives in New York City.




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