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Dispatches
Dispatches Michael Herr
by Michael Herr


 
First Edition.
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New York, NY: Knopf (1977)

First Edition.

Near fine in dust jacket. Hardly noticeable shelf wear. Gold foil lettering on cover is slightly worn. No previous owner markings.


Written on the front lines in Vietnam, Dispatches became an immediate classic of war reportage when it was published in 1977.

From its terrifying opening pages to its final eloquent words, Dispatches makes us see, in unforgettable and unflinching detail, the chaos and fervor of the war and the surreal insanity of life in that singular combat zone. Michael Herr’s unsparing, unorthodox retellings of the day-to-day events in Vietnam take on the force of poetry, rendering clarity from one of the most incomprehensible and nightmarish events of our time.

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