AmerICAn HIstOry: Vietnam War
American Journalism 1959-1975
Introduction by Ward Just
“a riveting collection of first-rate writing.”— The Oregonian.
Chronology, maps, biographical profiles, notes, glossary,
library of America • 830 pp. • 978-1-883011-90-1 • $17.95
Doyle D. Glass
J Lions of Medina
The Marines of Charlie Company
and their Brotherhood of Valor
Based on extensive interviews with survivors, this “gripping”
(Booklist) account of an unsung group of marines is “gritty
and gutsy” (Leatherneck magazine). “lions of medina cap-
tures the chaos and ferocity of infantry combat.”—nathaniel
fick, author of One Bullet Away. photos, maps.
nAl • 416 pp. • 978-0-451-22408-8 • $15.00
Available July 2008
Christian G. Appy
The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides
“Brilliant and painful....If I were asked to recommend a single
book on the war it would be this one.”—marilyn young, new
york university. “of all the works on the vietnam War—fic-
tion and nonfiction—this is the big one.”—Studs terkel. “as
informative and compulsively readable as it is timely.”—The
Washington Post Book World. “Breathtaking in its scope,
this is a fascinating and moving oral history.”—Howard Zinn.
Penguin • 608 pp. • 9780-14-200449-4 • $16.00
the quiet aMeriCan
Text and Criticism
viking CritiCaL Library series
Edited and with an Introduction by John Clark Pratt
this edition of Graham Greene’s prophetic novel about
american involvement in the vietnam War includes the
complete text of the work, essays by Greene, extensive his-
torical writings, and relevant literary criticism.
Penguin • 544 pp. • 978-0-14-024350-5 • $18.00
red thunder, troPiC Lightning
The World of a Combat Division in Vietnam
“an extraordinary book...one that recreates the vietnam
experience in visceral terms.”—Col. Harry G. Sumniers, Jr.,
editor, Vietnam magazine.
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-023545-6 • $16.00
also in penguin: Touched with Fire, see page 6
the quiet aMeriCan
grahaM greene CentenniaL edition
Introduction by Robert Stone
Greene’s classic novel, with beautifully redesigned cover
and french flaps.
Penguin Classics • 208 pp. • 9780-14-303902-0 • $14.00
“Western readers are fortunate to have Cao contribute to
the modest body of work that goes beyond wartime and
reaches for vietnam’s heart.”—Chicago Tribune.
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-026361-9 • $14.00
Le Ly Hayslip with Jay Wurts
When heaven and earth
A Vietnamese Woman’s Journey from War to Peace
the haunting memoir of a girl on the verge of womanhood
in a world turned upside down. “frankly written, moving,
and meaningful, this is highly recommended for adult and
academic collections.”—Library Journal.
Plume • 400 pp. • 978-0-452-27168-5 • $16.00
the girL in the PiCture: The Story of Charles Henderson
Kim Phuc, the Photograph, and the Vietnam War J JungLe ruLes
“an extraordinary piece of journalism.”—Baltimore Sun. “the A True Story of Marine Justice in Vietnam
story of the girl in the photograph is one of horror, survival, a story of murder and military justice in the heart of the
and hope—a primer if not the definitive text for those trying vietnam conflict.
to understand the vietnam war.”—Kirkus Reviews. Berkley • 496 pp. • 978-0-425-21722-1 • $16.00
Penguin • 392 pp. • 978-0-14-028021-0 • $16.00
Shortlisted for the Governor General’s literary award
J MarshaLLing the faithfuL
The Marines’ First year In Vietnam
a startlingly realistic account of the marines’ hellish intro-
duction to a new kind of warfare—and the raw truth about
how it produced a new kind of american soldier.
Berkley • 432 pp. • 978-0-425-20997-4 • $14.00
A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers
“ellsberg’s deft critique of secrecy in government is an in-
valuable contribution to understanding one of our nation’s siLent Warrior
darkest hours.”—theodore roszak, San Francisco Chronicle. The Marine Sniper’s Vietnam Story Continues
“Will be a powerful testament for future students of a war the long-awaited sequel to Marine Sniper continues the
that the united States should never have fought.”—The compelling true story of Carlos Hathcock.
Washington Post. 8 pp. b/w photos. Berkley • 336 pp. • 978-0-425-18864-4 • $7.99
Penguin • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-200342-8 • $16.00
Winner of an american Book award; pen uSa West award for
nonfiction; a Los Angeles Times Book prize finalist; a Publishers
Weekly and Los Angeles Times Best nonfiction Book of the year
93 Confirmed Kills
tells the exciting true story of Sergeant Carlos Hathcock, a
legendary marine sniper in the vietnam War.
Berkley • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-10355-5 • $7.99
also available: Ghosts, page 22
J neW or fortHComInG