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  • Baker, Mark.
    NAM: The Vietnam War in the Words of the Men and Women Who Fought There.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Morrow, 1982. Based on interviews with over 150 men and women, this is the story of what it was like there in their own words. Newsweek called this 'convincing - and the most horrifying book this war has yet produced.' Glossary. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-688-012248.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 28052
    Keywords: Military, vietnam
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  • MINIMAL DAMAGE: Stories Of Veterans. by Barnes, H. Lee.
    Barnes, H. Lee.
    MINIMAL DAMAGE: Stories Of Veterans.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (2007.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of seven stories and a novella which explore the lives, legacies and memories of veterans, all damaged by their war experiences, living in a society with no need for soldiers. SIGNED on the title page and uncommon thus. A title in the Western Literature Series. 184 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 56873
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  • THE LONG-LEGGED HOUSE. by Berry, Wendell.
    Berry, Wendell.
    THE LONG-LEGGED HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & World, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Berry's first book of essays - written when he was still an almost unknown young writer. The chapter headings (and the topics themselves) are provocative, dealing with environmental, political and social issues - The Tyranny of Charity; The Landscaping of Hell - Strip-Mine Morality in East Kentucky; The Nature Consumers; The Loss of the Future; A Statement Against the War in Vietnam and more. 213 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (some discoloration to the endpapers, common to most copies, binding slightly cracked before list of Berry's titles)

    Book ID: 45884
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  • THE LONG-LEGGED HOUSE. by Berry, Wendell.
    Berry, Wendell.
    THE LONG-LEGGED HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & World, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Berry's first book of essays - written when he was still an almost unknown young writer. The chapter headings (and the topics themselves) are provocative, dealing with environmental, political and social issues - The Tyranny of Charity; The Landscaping of Hell - Strip-Mine Morality in East Kentucky; The Nature Consumers; The Loss of the Future; A Statement Against the War in Vietnam and more. 213 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a fine dust jacket (prev owner's name, brackets and some underlining in the book: this is one of those books that makes you want to mark pertinent passages.)

    Book ID: 43805
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  • AN EYE FOR THE DRAGON: Southwest Asia Observed 1954-1970. by Bloodworth, Dennis.
    Bloodworth, Dennis.
    AN EYE FOR THE DRAGON: Southwest Asia Observed 1954-1970.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1970.) dj. Hardcover - Map endpapers. Bibliography, index. 415 pp

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46329
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  • Bloodworth, Dennis.
    AN EYE FOR THE DRAGON: Southwest Asia Observed 1954-1970.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1970.) dj. Hardcover - Map endpapers. Bibliography, index. 415 pp

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (dustjacket flaps have been partially pasted onto endpapers.)

    Book ID: 41168
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  • THE DAISY DUCKS. by Boyer, Rick.
    Boyer, Rick.
    THE DAISY DUCKS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third Doc Adams mystery. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-395-42738x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 57452
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  • THE ALLEYS OF EDEN by Butler, Robert Olen
    Butler, Robert Olen
    THE ALLEYS OF EDEN

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Horizon Press, 1981. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Pulitzer prize-winning author's first book, which starts in Saigon where an American deserter, the last left in Vietnam, has been living for five years with a former Vietnamese prostitute. A powerful story of the power of love to create an Eden of a room in a back alley and of the clash of cultures when they do finally escape to America. SIGNED on title page. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-8180-06315.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dustjacket (an unread copy, but fragile dj does have slight signs of rubbing.)

    Book ID: 61559
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  • THE DEUCE. by Butler, Robert Olen
    Butler, Robert Olen
    THE DEUCE.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Reissue of the sixth novel by this Pulitzer prize winning author - an unusual coming-of-age novel, the story of an Amerasian boy, now 16, half Vietnamese, but brought up in the US by his American father, formerly an army officer, now a district attorney. SIGNED on the title page . 303 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-31979.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60592
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  • Butler, Robert Olen
    ON DISTANT GROUND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth novel by this Pulitzer prize winning author, the story of an Army intelligence officer, an aloof crusty man, who becomes obsessed with the belief that he has a son in Vietnam whom he must rescue. INSCRIBED on the title page by the author. ISBN: 0-394-540409.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 19952
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  • DELCORSO'S GALLERY. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    DELCORSO'S GALLERY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1983.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's third novel - the story of a photojournalist working in Vietnam and Beirut. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-03-0582776.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46355
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  • DELCORSO'S GALLERY. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    DELCORSO'S GALLERY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1983.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's third novel - the story of a photojournalist working in Vietnam and Beirut. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-03-0582776.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket with several closed tears, some small chips.

    Book ID: 23936
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  • DELCORSO'S GALLERY. by Caputo, Philip.
    Caputo, Philip.
    DELCORSO'S GALLERY.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: HarperPerennial, (1991.). Author's third novel - the story of a photojournalist working in Vietnam and Beirut. 352 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0986069.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 46733
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  • Carroll, James.
    MEMORIAL BRIDGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Epic novel which spams the years from depression-era, gangster-controlled Irish Chicago, to the early years of the FBI, wartime Washington, the defeat of Hitler, i and finally to Vietnam. 495 pp. ISBN: 0-395511364.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (faint name on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 31600
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  • FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER by Coonts, Stephen
    Coonts, Stephen
    FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER

    Edition: First printing.

    Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1986. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, the story of naval aviators at war over Vietnam, and only the second novel published by the Naval Institute Press (the first being, of course, Clancy's Hunt for Red October.) Coonts flew Invaders between 1971-73, and later served as a flight instructor. SIGNED on the half title page 329 pp. ISBN: 0-87021-200-1.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62209
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  • FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER by Coonts, Stephen
    Coonts, Stephen
    FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER

    Edition: First printing.

    Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, the story of naval aviators at war over Vietnam, and only the second novel published by the Naval Institute Press (the first being, of course, Clancy's Hunt for Red October.) Coonts flew Invaders between 1971-73, and later served as a flight instructor. 329 pp. ISBN: 0-87021-200-1.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 38848
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  • ONE TO COUNT CADENCE by Crumley, James
    Crumley, James
    ONE TO COUNT CADENCE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1969.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in the Philippines in 1962, this is one of the earliest, and the best, novels dealing with the military as it was leading up to the Vietnam War. SIGNED on the title page. Crumley's exceptional first book, rather uncommon signed. 338 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 33938
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  • CROSSING OVER: The Vietnam Stories. by Currey, Richard.
    Currey, Richard.
    CROSSING OVER: The Vietnam Stories.

    Edition: First thus- a slim trade paperback.

    Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press, (1993). First edition - "Crossing Over, one of the most beautiful and terrifying works to be written about Vietnam, launched Richard Currey's literary career. This collection of prose poems, vignettes of life during wartime, was begun shortly after Currey finished a four-year stint as a Navy corpsman" and it was originally published in a shorter form in 1981. This edition not only incorporates lost sections of the original manuscript, but is signicantly rewritten and revised, In his introduction Currey states that over half of this is new material. 58 pp. Cover art and two etchings by Art Hansen. ISBN: 0-944439-217.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 69803
    Keywords: Poetry, prose-poems, vietnam
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  • Del Vecchio, John.
    THE 13TH VALLEY.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (tall trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, 1982. First edition - The author's carefully researched novel that follows the 101st Airborne in an operation based on an actual campaign in the summer of1970 (although the actual battalion in this book is fictitious. This is a novel which combines both historical accuracy and sometimes poetic writing. Laid in is both a map of the area and a very personal letter from the editor to a San Francisco reviewer. In this letter he states that 'only once in a while does a really great book come through an editor's career and I really believe this is it.' Certainly this was a significant debut.

    Condition: Good overall in tall printed cream wrappers (tape on bottom of spine, some yellowing and curling to the corners of the covers, and a comment 'here it is!' on the top of the front cover.)

    Book ID: 20239
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  • Draper, Theodore
    ABUSE OF POWER

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Viking, 1969. An analysis of how we came to wage the kind of war we never intended to wage in Vietnam.

    Condition: Very good (some wear to cover, prev owner's name blacked out.)

    Book ID: 12287
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  • THE COLD SIX THOUSAND. by Ellroy, James.
    Ellroy, James.
    THE COLD SIX THOUSAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - An epic novel, beginning in Dallas on November 22, 1963, this is Ellroy's take on Kennedy's assassination and the subsequent cover-up The second book in his Underworld USA trilogy, this covers the period from 1962 to 1968 and involves the mob and the Ku Klux Klan, Howard Hughes, J. Edgar Hoover and bringing white 'powder' back from Vietnam. 672 pp. ISBN: 0-679-403922.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62223
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  • THE COLD SIX THOUSAND. by Ellroy, James.
    Ellroy, James.
    THE COLD SIX THOUSAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - An epic novel, beginning in Dallas on November 22, 1963, this is Ellroy's take on Kennedy's assassination and the subsequent cover-up The second book in his Underworld USA trilogy, this covers the period from 1962 to 1968 and involves the mob and the Ku Klux Klan, Howard Hughes, J. Edgar Hoover and bringing white 'powder' back from Vietnam. 672 pp. ISBN: 0-679-403922.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56229
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  • THE COLD SIX THOUSAND. by Ellroy, James.
    Ellroy, James.
    THE COLD SIX THOUSAND.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Century, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An epic novel, beginning in Dallas on November 22, 1963, this is Ellroy's take on Kennedy's assassination and the subsequent cover-up The second book in his Underworld USA trilogy, this covers the period from 1962 to 1968 and involves the mob and the Ku Klux Klan, Howard Hughes, J. Edgar Hoover and bringing white 'powder' back from Vietnam. SIGNED on the title page. 672 pp. ISBN: 0-712648178.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (usual toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 75578
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  • Freeling, Nicolas
    TSING-BOOM.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - A Van der Valk mystery with an unusual Vietnam background during the Indochinese war in the 50's.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket (toning to spine and edges of dj, light edgewear.)

    Book ID: 12795
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  • HEARTS OF SORROW: Vietnamese-American Lives. by Freeman, James.
    Freeman, James.
    HEARTS OF SORROW: Vietnamese-American Lives.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, (1989) dj. Hardcover - First person narratives of fourteen Vietnamese as they attempt to adjust to living in America - ranging in age from 16 to 80, the narrators include a Buddhist nun, fisherman, civil servant, auto mechanic, Catholic priest, army officer, poet and others. Bibliography. xv, 446 pp. ISBN: 0-804715858.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket with some rubbing and edgewear.

    Book ID: 75538
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  • DREAMS DIE HARD. by Harris, David.
    Harris, David.
    DREAMS DIE HARD.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's, (1982.). First edition - "Three Men's Journey Through the Sixties" - An account of three men who, as friends and opponents, fought the battles of the idealistic '60's; a story which was inspired by the murder in 1980 of one of the three - the attorney Allard Lowenstein - by another, the anti-war and civil rights activist, Dennis Sweeney. Harris, the third of these men, the former husband of Joan Baez, was himself imprisoned for his refusal to be drafted for the Vietnam War, Publisher's letter laid in which comments that Harris "looks back in sorrow and makes us weep for what we could have been."

    Condition: Good in printed cream wrappers (toning to the covers, crease to upper corner of front cover.)

    Book ID: 47844
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  • Harris, David.
    DREAMS DIE HARD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1982. dj. Hardcover first edition - "Three Men's Journey Through the Sixties" - An account of three men who, as friends and opponents, fought the battles of the idealistic '60's; a story which was inspired by the murder in 1980 of one of the three: the attorney Allard Lowenstein, by another, the anti-war and civil rights activist, Dennis Sweeney. Harris, the third of these men, the former husband of Joan Baez, was himself imprisoned for his refusal to be drafted for the Vietnam War, 341 pp. ISBN: 0-312-219563.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped, one short closed tear to back panel of dj.)

    Book ID: 32000
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  • DREAMS DIE HARD. by Harris, David.
    Harris, David.
    DREAMS DIE HARD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Three Men's Journey Through the Sixties" - An account of three men who, as friends and opponents, fought the battles of the idealistic '60's; a story which was inspired by the murder in 1980 of one of the three - the attorney Allard Lowenstein - by another, the anti-war and civil rights activist, Dennis Sweeney. Harris, the third of these men, the former husband of Joan Baez, was himself imprisoned for his refusal to be drafted for the Vietnam War.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46705
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  • Holland, William E.
    LET A SOLDIER DIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of a helicopter gunship pilot in Vietnam, by an author who was himself a pilot in a helicopter assault group. ISBN: 0-385-293569.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 23002
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  • SAIGON, ILLINOIS by Hoover, Paul
    Hoover, Paul
    SAIGON, ILLINOIS

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Vintage, 1988. First edition - A Vintage Contemporaries original, only published in paperback. Author's first novel. Set in 1969, this is the story of a conscientious objector who sets out to Chicago to perform "alternative service" at a large municipal hospital. 229 pp. ISBN: 0-394-758498.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (line at top edge.)

    Book ID: 9519
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