Sign In | Register
No image available

Paco's Story

by HEINEMANN, Larry

Condition: Fine/Near Fine -- Price-Clipped


NY: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1986. Only flaw is that the dust jacket is price-clipped. A tight, clean unread copy of this, the first edition of this National Book award winning Vietnam novel by the author. His second book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine -- Price-Clipped.

Larry Heinemann is an American novelist.  His body of work, which includes three novels and a memoir, is primarily concerned with the Vietnam War. His novel, Paco’s Story was the winner of the National Book Awards in 1987. The story chronicles the war experiences of Paco Sullivan, the only surviving soldier of the Fire Base Harriette massacre during the Vietnam war. Despite being the only survivor, Paco is grievously wounded, left for dead and discovered by a medic. The novel is narrated by the ghosts killed that day at the Harriette massacre. The story follows Paco, who is in constant motion from nagging pain, back to the United States to begin his struggle for assimilation into society.  A raw, memorable novel richly detailed by Heinemann’s graphic prose.


  • Bookseller: abookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 010858
  • Title: Paco's Story
  • Author: HEINEMANN, Larry
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine -- Price-Clipped
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1986
  • Bookseller catalogs: Addbooks73;


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]

$37.50

$3.65 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




How to tell if a signature is real

How to tell if a signature is genuine

Author's signatures can undoubtedly increase the value of a rare book or first edition. The more scarce the book is, the more an autograph adds to its value. But how to tell if the signature is real? Find out how you can avoid common pitfalls in identifying an author's signature.

A Brief Introduction to the History of Childrens Books

Collecting Children's Literature

Children's books are among some of the most popular themes to build a book collection on. Learn a bit more in our  Brief History of Children's Literature.


Trustpilot