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The 13th Valley
The 13th Valley by John M. Del Vecchio
by John M. Del Vecchio


 
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New York, NY: Bantam Books (1982)

First Edition.

Near fine in dust jacket with very mild shelf wear. Appears to be unread and interior is free of any previous owner markings. Binding is sound and tight.

A work that has served as a literary cornerstone for the Vietnam generation, The 13th Valley follows the strange and terrifying Vietnam combat experiences of James Chelini, a telephone-systems installer who finds himself an infantryman in territory controlled by the North Vietnamese Army. Spiraling deeper and deeper into a world of conflict and darkness, this harrowing account of Chelini's plunge and immersion into jungle warfare traces his evolution from a semipacifist to an all-out warmonger. The seminal novel on the Vietnam experience, The 13th Valley is a classic that illuminates the war in Southeast Asia like no other book.

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