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December stillness.

Subjects: Homeless persons -- Fiction; Veterans -- Vietnam -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Thirteen-year-old Kelly tries to befriend Mr. Weems, a disturbed homeless Vietnam War veteran who spends his days in her suburban ...

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QUICK BIBS: books on a timely topic, the modern war novel.

  • Source: American Libraries; April 1991, Vol. 22, p368-368, 1p

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NEWS IN BRIEF.

  • Source: American Libraries; Apr91, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p368-368, 1/5p

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The modern war novel.

  • Source: American Libraries; Apr91, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p368-368, 3/4p

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Song of the buffalo boy.

Subjects: Americans -- FictionVietnam -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Shunned and mistreated because of her mixed heritage, and determined to avoid an arranged marriage, seventeen-year-old Loi runs away to Ho Chi Minh City ...

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Song of the buffalo boy.

Subjects: Amerasians -- Fiction; Americans -- FictionVietnam -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: Shunned and mistreated because of her mixed heritage and determined to avoid an arranged marriage, seventeen-year-old Loi runs away to Ho Chi Minh City ...

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The Quiet American.

Subjects: Vietnam -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: An eager American envoy is mysteriously assigned to Saigon during the French occupation of Indochina.

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Paradise of the blind.

Subjects: Vietnam -- Fiction; Life cycles (Biology); Mothers and daughters

  • Abstract: Summary: Hang, a modern Vietnamese woman, is forced to grow up quickly in her turbulent country, squeezed between traditional gender roles and the rampant corruption ...

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Being adopted: Books to help children understand.

Subjects: *BOOKS; REVIEWS

  • Source: Emergency Librarian. May/Jun93, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p28. 4p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

  • Abstract: Presents several recommended books with a transracial adoption theme to help children understand the concept of adoption. `Adoption,' by Gail B. Stewart; `Adoption and ...

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Vietnam, We've All Been There: Interviews with American Writers

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; Vietnam, We've All Been There: Interviews with American Writers (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: The Mississippi Quarterly. Winter, 1993, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p105, 8 p.

  • Abstract: Shortly before sunrise on September 21, 1967, Jerry Wayne Boutwell, an eighteen-year-old Mississippian who had never been more than one hundred miles from his home in Pearl ...

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Vietnam and the Southern Imagination

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; Vietnam and the Southern Imagination (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: The Mississippi Quarterly. Winter, 1993, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p105, 8 p.

  • Abstract: Shortly before sunrise on September 21, 1967, Jerry Wayne Boutwell, an eighteen-year-old Mississippian who had never been more than one hundred miles from his home in Pearl ...

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Without remorse.

Subjects: Spy stories; Prisoners of war -- FictionVietnam -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: John Kelly tries to juggle two assignments helping a friend and rescuing a group of prisoners in a North Vietnamese prisoner-of-war camp.

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April publications.

  • Source: Publishers Weekly; 2/27/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 9, p101, 1/3p

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Aftermath: An Anthology of Post-Vietnam Fiction

Subjects: Books -- Book reviews; Aftermath: An Anthology of Post-Vietnam Fiction (Book) -- Book reviews

  • Source: American Heritage. Oct, 1995, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p108, 2 p.

  • Abstract: * By the time Saigon fell, Americans were so sadly familiar with the war's televised jungle patrols, booby traps, napalmed earth, and body bags that little ...

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Vietnam war lit.

Subjects: AFTERMATH (Book)

  • Source: American Heritage. Oct95, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p108. 2p.

  • Abstract: Reviews the book `Aftermath: An Anthology of Pacts From the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection.'

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Recommended books.

Subjects: WARS We Took to Vietnam, The (Book); BUILDING a Win-Win World (Book); FIRST Stick Knife Gun (Book)

  • Source: Peace Review. Mar97, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p145. 4p.

  • Abstract: Reviews the books `The Wars We Took To Vietnam: Cultural Conflict and Storytelling,' by Milton J. Bates, `Building a Win-Win ...

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Reviews.

Subjects: WARS We Took to Vietnam, The (Book)

  • Source: National Forum. Summer97, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p44. 2p.

  • Abstract: Reviews the book `The Wars We Took to Vietnam: Cultural Conflict and Storytelling,' by Milton J. Bates.

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The Wars we took to Vietnam: Cultural Conflict and Storytelling

  • Source: National Forum. Summer, 1997, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p44, 2 p.

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On Distant Ground

Subjects: Long fiction; Novel; Psychological fiction1970's; Asia or Asians; Baltimore

  • Source: Cyclopedia of Literary Characters, Revised Third Edition; February 1998, p1-2

  • Abstract: Descriptions of significant characters from On Distant Ground.

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Facing It

Subjects: American poets; American poetry; Wars

  • Source: Poetry for Students. 1999, v. 5, p108-125.

  • Abstract: Facing It Yusef Komunyakaa’s poem 'Facing It' describes a Vietnam War veteran’s painful experience of visiting the

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DERELICTION OF DUTY OR THE WRONG WAR? Learning the Lessons of Vietnam.

Subjects: *VIETNAM War, 1961-1975; *MILITARY strategyUNITED States

  • Source: War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. Spring/Summer1999, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p228. 12p.

  • Abstract: Comments on the defeat of the US in the Vietnam War. Lack of direction in the US strategy in the war; ...

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On Distant Ground

Subjects: Long fiction; Novel; Psychological fiction1970's; Asia or Asians; Baltimore

  • Source: Masterplots II: American Fiction Series, Revised Edition; January 2000, p1-3

  • Abstract: A summary and analysis of On Distant Ground.

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Berger, Thomas (Louis)

Subjects: Literary styles; American writers; Sagas

  • Source: Contemporary Novelists. 2001, p102-104.

  • Abstract: BERGER, Thomas (Louis) American. Cincinnati, Ohio, 20 July 1924. The University of Cincinnati, B.A. 1948; Columbia University, New York, 1950-51. Served in the United States Army, 1943-46. ...

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Butler, Robert Olen, Jr

Subjects: Literary prizes; American fiction; American writers

  • Source: Contemporary Novelists. 2001, p165-167.

  • Abstract: BUTLER, Robert Olen, Jr. American. Granite City, Illinois, 20 January 1945. Northwestern University, B.S. 1967; University of Iowa, M.A. 1969; postgraduate study at the New School for ...

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A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain

Subjects: Wars; Memory; War stories

  • Source: Short Stories for Students. 2001, v. 11, p60-77.

  • Abstract: A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain Robert Olen Butler 1992 Robert Olen Butler had already published five novels—most of them concerning ...

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The Columbia Guide to the Vietnam War

Subjects: Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975HISTORY / Wars & Conflicts / Vietnam War; HISTORY / United States / 20th Century; REFERENCE / Research

  • Abstract: More than a quarter of a century after the last Marine Corps Huey left the American embassy in Saigon, the lessons and legacies of the ...

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Role Reversal: Hollywood writers take their act from print to screen, and vice versa.

Subjects: *FILM adaptationsRIDLEY, John, 1965-; FISHER, Antwone, 1959-

  • Source: Black Issues Book Review. Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p24-26. 3p. 3 Color Photographs.

  • Abstract: Provides information on the book-to-movie and vice versa trend in the U.S. entertainment industry, as of July 2002. Novels written by writer-producer-director John Ridley; Distinction ...

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Larry Heinemann

Subjects: Long fiction; Nonfiction; Short fiction

  • Source: Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition; January 2003, p1-2

  • Abstract: A biographical essay about Larry Heinemann.

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The book of salt.

Subjects: Americans -- Foreign countries -- France -- Fiction; Biographical fiction; Cooking -- FictionParis (France) -- Fiction; Vietnam -- FictionStein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 -- Fiction; Toklas, Alice B. -- Fiction

  • Abstract: Summary: A Vietnamese man working as Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas's cook in 1934 Paris looks back on his early life in his native country ...

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Americans at War: Society, Culture, and the Homefront, 4 Volume Set

Subjects: War and society--United States--HistoryHISTORY / United States / State & Local / General

  • Abstract: This unique, four-volume set explains to students how mobilization for war and how wars themselves have altered the fabric of everyday life. Written by scholars ...

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Campus Reading Programs for Freshman Grow

  • Source: AP Online. 08/26/2005.

  • Abstract: As the freshman class arrives at Philadelphia's Temple University, they will learn about campus rules, meet with their academic advisers and, hopefully, read a book: ``...

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Publishers hit the quad.

Subjects: PUBLISHING; EDUCATIONAL programs; UNIVERSITIES & collegesUNITED States

  • Source: Marketing News; 9/15/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 15, p44-44, 1/2p

  • Abstract: Reports on the eagerness of publishers to capitalize on freshmen reading programs in the U.S. as of September 2005. Increase of interest in reading programs; ...

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Of Rice and Men: A Novel of Vietnam.

  • Source: Publishers Weekly; 10/10/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 40, p34-34, 1/4p

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Things to Pack When You're Bound for Baghdad.

Subjects: THINGS to Pack When You're Bound for Baghdad (Short story)

  • Source: War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. 2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1/2, p121-141. 21p.

  • Abstract: The short story "Things to Pack When You're Bound for Baghdad," by Jason Armagost, is presented.

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Stewart O’Nan

Subjects: Long fiction

  • Source: Guide to Literary Masters & Their Works; January 2007, p1-1

  • Abstract: O’Nan’s protagonists struggle to hold on to hope as their lives fall apart.

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Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point.

Subjects: WAR & literature; NONFICTIONSOLDIER'S Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace & War at West Point (Book)SAMET, Elizabeth D.

  • Source: Publishers Weekly; 8/13/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 32, p58-58, 1/5p

  • Abstract: The article reviews the book "Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point," by Elizabeth D. Samet.

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A Man with a Green Memory: War, Cinema, and Freedom in Stephen Wright's "Meditations in Green."

Subjects: CRITICISM; MOTION pictures in literature; MOTION pictures & literatureMEDITATIONS in Green (Book)WRIGHT, Stephen

  • Source: Arizona Quarterly; Summer2009, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p117-135, 19p

  • Abstract: This literary criticism presents the book "Meditations in Green" by Stephen Wright. It outlines the characters and explores the book's symbolic use of cinema and ...

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Art As Therapy: The Biography of a Novel.

Subjects: *FICTION writing; *THERAPEUTICS; *VIETNAM veteransSECOND Tour, The (Book)

  • Source: War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. 2009, Vol. 21 Issue 1/2, p384-398. 15p.

  • Abstract: The article presents the author's reflections regarding the use of writing as a therapeutic practice for war veterans. The author's personal experiences in writing the ...

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Fiction based on war truth revisited Vietnam vet Tim O'Brien's gut-wrenching story turns 20 O'BRIEN: Writer seeks to place reader in the war zone

  • Authors : By:By STEVE BENNETT

  • Source: Houston Chronicle (TX), March 24, 2010 Star 3 STAR, p. 1 3pp

  • Abstract: One of the things Tim O'Brien carries with him is a memory of his hands. "I can remember looking at my hands out in the ...

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Fiction based on war truth revisited

  • Authors : By:Steve Bennett

  • Source: San Antonio Express-News (TX), March 24, 2010 S.A. Life STATE&METRO, 3pp

  • Abstract: One of the things Tim O'Brien carries with him is a memory of his hands. "I can remember looking at my hands out in the ...

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'Matterhorn' a gripping, essential tale of Vietnam

  • Authors : By:JOHN FOYSTON

  • Source: Oregonian, The (Portland, OR), April 4, 2010 Sunday Features (O!) Sunrise, 2pp

  • Abstract: Fiction review MATTERHORN Karl Marlantes Atlantic Monthly Press $24.95, 600 pages JOHN FOYSTON I t took Karl Marlantes more than 30 years to write ...

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The Irish Times: Outstanding novel born of the horror of Vietnam

  • Authors : By:EILEEN BATTERSBY

  • Source: Irish Times (Dublin, Ireland), March 12, 2011, 4pp

  • Abstract: FICTION: The Sentimentalists By Johanna Skibsrud Heinemann, 216pp. GBP12.99 WAR LEAVES LASTING wounds on the mind and in the memory, not ...

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Outstanding novel born of the horror of Vietnam

  • Authors : By:Eileen Battersby

  • Source: Irish Times (Dublin, Ireland), March 12, 2011 Books, 4pp

  • Abstract: FICTION: The SentimentalistsBy Johanna Skibsrud Heinemann, 216pp. £12.99 WAR LEAVES LASTING wounds on the mind and in the memory, not only on ...

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