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Edwards, Charlene

Voices from Vietnam: The Tragedies and Triumphs of Americans and Vietnamese-Two Peoples Forever Entwined By the Legacy of War

A magnificent achievement.  The author made multiple trips to Vietnam and around the states to interview and photograph her subjects.  This book covers the men and women from both sides and is something special in the literature of the war.  This is one for your bookshelf.  2002

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Edelman, Bernard
    Dear America : Letters Home from Vietnam

Letters from men and women who served in Vietnam.  Some of these are their last letters, but all are honest accounts.  The book was the source for an excellent documentary.   

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Ehrhart, W.D.
    Vietnam-Perkasie : A Combat Marine Memoir

Well known account of the authors tour. 1983  

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    Ordinary Lives : Platoon 1005 and the Vietman War

The author located and interviewed members of his platoon from boot camp.  Apr 1999

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    Passing Time : Memoir of a Vietnam Veteran Against the War

With H. Bruce Franklin. May 1995 

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    Busted : A Vietnam Veteran in Nixon's America

1995 

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    Carrying the Darkness : The Poetry of the Vietnam War

1989 

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    The Distance We Travel

1993 

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    Going Back : A Poet Who Was Once a Marine Returns to Vietnam

1987 

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    Going Back : An Ex-Marine Returns to Vietnam

1987: I am a little confused about the titles here. The listing above has a similar title, but is cheaper. They may be the same book . . . 

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    The Outer Banks & Other Poems

1985 

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    Just for Laughs

1990 

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    Unaccustomed Mercy : Soldier Poets of the Vietnam War

Edited by W.D. Ehrhart 1989 

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    In the Shadow of Vietnam : Essays, 1977-1991

1991 

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Ehrhart, W.D. & Larry Heinemann
    Documentary Series : An Illustrated Chronicle : American Writers of the Vietnam War (Dictionary of Literary Biography) Volume 9 

I don't know what this is, but it costs a fortune! 

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Retrieving Bones : Stories and Poems of the Korean War (edited by W.D. Ehrhart with Philip K. Jason) [website]

An anthology of short stories and poems to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War. Yes, I know it is not Vietnam, but it is an important book, long overdue, and well done. I was surprised at how much of the poetry reminded me of literature of the Vietnam War. Jul 1999

Elliott, Paul
    Vietnam : Conflict & Controversy

March 1997  

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    Women War Correspondents in the Vietnam War, 1961-1975

April 1998  

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Emerson, Gloria
    Winners and Losers: Battles, Retreats, Gains, Losses, and Ruins from the Vietnam War

Here is an early Vietnam book, 1976, by a reporter who was there. It won the National Book Award. The author has reported on subjects that no one else would have found and it is a rather eclectic history. I recommend it for students of the war, realizing that includes many vets. 

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Engelmann, Larry
    Tears Before the Rain : An Oral History of the Fall of South Vietnam

Sept. 1997. 

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Epstein, Mitch
    Vietnam : A Book of Changes

Nov 1996. 

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Ernst, John
    Forging a Fateful Alliance : Michigan State University and the Vietnam War

Jun 1998  

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Estep, James
    Company Commander - Vietnam : An Infantryman's Story

Quite likely a reprint of "Comanche Six : Company Commander, Vietnam."  May 1997 

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Evans,  Daniel E., Jr. and Charles W. Sasser
    "Doc : Platoon + Medic"

Jan  1998  

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My Vietnam Related Websites:
button Women in Vietnam ~ Read about ALL the women who served . . .
The Irish on the Wall ~ An effort to locate the Irish who died in Vietnam
button Tim O'Brien's Home Page ~ National Book Award Winner and Americal Vet

button Emily's Poetry ~ By a Red Cross Donut Dolly
button Shrapnel in the Heart ~ The most moving book you will read on Vietnam
button All About Vietnam    ~ An annotated bibliography of books about Vietnam for sale thru Amazon Worldwide!
button Battle Dressing ~
button Project Hearts and Minds ~ Help put Viet Nam back together
button Photos from a Holts' Military History Tour ~ My trip to Vietnam, February 1998

My Other Websites:
Maybe Later . . . ~ My Creative Nonfiction
Irish in Korea ~ Irish men and women who gave their lives in the Korean War
Literature of the Korean War ~ Don't let the literature be forgotten
Samuel Pepys ~ One of my favorite authors
Chicago Theatre Z - A ~ This is the best theater town in the country!
Soccer Literature ~ I'm a fan and I read
O'Leary Lantern ~ Fire! Fire! Fire!
Gil Thorp ~ THE Coach (apologies to The General!)
Poetry of the First World War ~ Owen, Hardy and others
Chi-COW-go ~ Cowz plus Commentary (this used to be a cow town)
Graham Fulton, Scottish Poet ~ Charles Manson Auditions for the Monkees

Other Important Websites:
The Truth About Caroline ~ a  really good Young Adult book by my niece, Stacey
M. Lane Grosh
Remember Oklahoma City ~  The
Civil Service and Military will NEVER forget!

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