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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;


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