Last edited by Vitaxe
Saturday, July 25, 2020 | History

6 edition of Why Are We in Vietnam (Twentieth-Century Classics) found in the catalog.

Why Are We in Vietnam (Twentieth-Century Classics)

Norman Mailer

Why Are We in Vietnam (Twentieth-Century Classics)

by Norman Mailer

  • 346 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Alaska,
  • Bear hunting,
  • Hunting stories,
  • Texas,
  • Young men,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10127603M
    ISBN 100192818414
    ISBN 109780192818416

    "Why We're in Vietnam" is a short story written by Stephen King that was first published his collection Hearts in Atlantis. The title is a reference to Norman Mailer's novel Why Are We in Vietnam? Summary The story describes a reunion of two veterans, one being John Sullivan, at the funeral of a third and recounts an incident that almost escalated into a My Lai Massacre involving a. Why Are We in Vietnam?: A Novel: Mailer, Norman: Books - Skip to main Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders. Try. Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address /5(9).

    All book dustjackets are protected by clear, removable protectors, and all items, except those shipped via Global Priority in cardboard envelopes, are shipped well protected in boxes. On non-U.S. orders for books under $, if size and weight permit, we will use Global Priority envelopes to Book Edition: 1st Edition. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Download Norman Mailer: Four Books of the s: An American Dream / Why Are We in Vietnam?/ The Armies of the Night / Miami and the Siege of Chicago (The Library of America) and read Norman Mailer: Four Books of the s: An American Dream / Why Are We in Vietnam?/ The Armies of the Night / Miami and the Siege of Chicago (The Library of America) online books in format PDF. When Why Are We in Vietnam? was published in , almost twenty years after The Naked and the Dead, the critical response was ecstatic. The novel fully confirmed Mailer's stature as one of the most important figures in contemporary American literature.


Share this book
You might also like
Yoga Youth and Reincarnation

Yoga Youth and Reincarnation

Woozy

Woozy

To Africa with love

To Africa with love

Spatial fertility analysis in a limited data situation

Spatial fertility analysis in a limited data situation

Passenger train service.

Passenger train service.

Personal injury and property damage--the law in North Carolina.

Personal injury and property damage--the law in North Carolina.

Development of auditory perception of musical sounds by children in the first six grades

Development of auditory perception of musical sounds by children in the first six grades

English dictionary.

English dictionary.

Preventing & handling data security breaches

Preventing & handling data security breaches

Anger

Anger

How to Stay Healthy (Living Well)

How to Stay Healthy (Living Well)

Education policy in Australia

Education policy in Australia

Why Are We in Vietnam (Twentieth-Century Classics) by Norman Mailer Download PDF EPUB FB2

When Why Are We in Vietnam. was published inalmost twenty years after The Naked and the Dead, the critical response was novel fully confirmed Mailer's stature as one of the most important figures in contemporary American literature. Now, a new edition of this exceptional work serves as further affirmation of its timeless quality/5.

Why Are We in Vietnam. reads like Ernest Hemingway’s Green Hills of Africa and William Faulkner’s “The Bear” as channelled through Doonesbury. Norman Mailer’s novel purports to answer the title question through the story of a big game hunt in the wilds of Alaska, which seems to imply that Americans (or at least Texans—the Cited by:   When Why Are We in Vietnam.

was published inalmost twenty years after The Naked and the Dead, the critical response was novel fully confirmed Mailer's stature as one of the most important figures in contemporary American literature.

Now, a new edition of this exceptional work serves as further affirmation of its timeless quality/5(14). Why are We in Vietnam. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(9). Praise for Why Are We in Vietnam. “A book of great integrity.

All the old qualities are here: Mailer’s remarkable feeling for the sensory event, the detail, ‘the way it was,’ his power and energy.”—The New York Review of Books “A tour de force, a /5(14).

Why are We in Vietnam. [Norman Mailer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(13). Praise for Why Are We in Vietnam. “A book of great integrity. All the old qualities are here: Mailer’s remarkable feeling for the sensory event, the detail, ‘the way it was,’ his power and energy.”—The New York Review of Books “A tour de force, a treatise on human nature.”—The Dallas Morning News.

Why Are We in Vietnam: a Novel / by Norman Mailer by Mailer, Norman () Seller MW Books Ltd. Published Condition Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw.

Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-c Edition First. Praise for Why Are We in Vietnam. “A book of great integrity. All the old qualities are here: Mailer’s remarkable feeling for the sensory event, the detail, ‘the way it was,’ his power and energy.”—The New York Review of Books “A tour de force, a Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

About this Item: New York: Henry Holt, (), Trade paperback. Described as the 'most original, courageous and provocative novel' of the year by the NY Times, this is the story of an 18 year old from Texas who takes off into a hunting expedition in the wilds of Alaska on the eve of his induction into the Army.

Good condition (some minor wear to covers, ink notation on final page.). When Why Are We in Vietnam. was published inalmost twenty years after The Naked and the Dead, the critical response was novel fully confirmed Mailer's stature as.

You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Praise for Why Are We in Vietnam. “A book of great integrity. All the old qualities are here: Mailer’s remarkable feeling for the sensory event, the detail, ‘the way it was,’ his power and energy.”—The New York Review of Books “A tour de force, a Pages: Why Are We In Vietnam By Norman Mailer.

Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Why Are We In Vietnam By Norman Mailer, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

When Why Are We in Vietnam. was published inalmost twenty years after The Naked and the Dead, the critical response was ecstatic. The novel fully confirmed Mailer's stature as one of the most important figures in contemporary American literature.

Now, a new edition of this exceptional work serves as further affirmation of its timeless ed by Ranald ("D.J.") Jethroe, Texas's 3/5(3). When "Why Are We in Vietnam".

was published inalmost twenty years after "The Naked and the Dead," the critical response was ecstatic. The novel fully confirmed Mailer's stature as one of the most important figures in contemporary American literature/5(5).

When "Why Are We in Vietnam". was published inalmost twenty years after "The Naked and the Dead," the critical response was ecstatic. The novel fully confirmed Mailer's stature as one of the most important figures in contemporary American literature. Praise for Why Are We in Vietnam.

“A book of great integrity. All the old qualities are here: Mailer’s remarkable feeling for the sensory event, the detail, ‘the way it was,’ his power and energy.” —The New York Review of Books “A tour de force, a treatise on human nature.”/5(2).

Vietnam Books Non-Fiction 1. Vietnam Travel Guide Books. Find below a list of the most popular Vietnam travel books. These books will all help you as you plan your Vietnam holiday. We also suggest you take them along on your trip as they can be so beneficial when you get lost, or when you try to find activities to fill in spare time in a day.

out of 5 stars Nothing to do with why we were in Vietnam. Reviewed in the United States on 15 October Verified Purchase. I only wish there was a 0 rating.

I found this book vulgar and nothing to due with the title. I would not recomend to anyone. Read more. 2 Reviews: 7. Praise for Why Are We in Vietnam? "A book of great integrity. All the old qualities are here: Mailer's remarkable feeling for the sensory event, the detail, 'the way it was, ' his power and energy."--The New York Review of Books "A tour de force, a treatise on human nature."--The Dallas Morning News "A brilliant piece of writing."--Newsweek /5().Get this from a library!

Why are we in Vietnam?: a novel. [Norman Mailer] -- Narrated by Ranald ("D.J.") Jethroe, Texas's most precocious teenager, on the eve of his departure to fight in Vietnam, this story of a hunting trip in Alaska is both brilliantly entertaining and.Get this from a library!

Why are we in Vietnam?. [Norman Mailer] -- A novel about a hunting trip in Alaska which turns into an initiation rite. Vietnam is mentioned only once and the book can be seen either as an allegory or a symbolic psychic explanation of.