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Lullabies for Lieutenants Product Detail:

  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 10 January 2014
  • ISBN : 9780786455935
  • Page : 220 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 voters

Lullabies for Lieutenants Book Summary/Review:

Capturing the chaotic nature of the U.S. Marine experience at war in Vietnam, this memoir recounts the experiences of a young officer in a series of unrelated short pieces. In a narrative as fragmented as the war itself, the only resolution is the same one reached by the Marines who fought—the conclusion of a tour of duty with no happy ending. Each chapter describes a specific event, a story of emotion, or a remarkable person (some are heroes, some are cowards). The reader lives the experience alongside the author, gaining a true sense of the pulse-pounding contact, surrealism, pathos, humor, and beauty that defined one of the low points of the American experience.

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