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“To call Going After Cacciato a novel about war is like calling Moby Dick a novel about whales.” So wrote The New York Times of Tim O’Brein’s now classic novel of Vietnam. Winner of the 1979 National Book Award, Going After Cacciato captures the peculiar blend of horror and hallucinatory comedy moncler outlet serravalle that marked this the strangest of wars. Reality moncler outlet trebaseleghe and fantasy merge in this fictional account of one private’s sudden discussion to lay down his rifle and begin a quixotic journey from the of Indochina to the streets of Paris. Will Cacciato make it all the way? Or will he be yet another casualty of a conflict that seems to have no end? In its memorable evocation of moncler donna men both fleeing and meeting the demands of the battle, moncler outlet online shop Going After Cacciato stands as much more than just a great war novel. Ultimately it’s about the forces of fear and heroism that do battle in the hearts of us all. “Simply put, the best novel written about the war.

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: moncler saldi uomo English. Brand New Book. Winner of the National Book Award, Going After Cacciato captures the peculiar mixture of horror and hallucination that marked the Vietnam War, this strangest of wars. In a blend of reality and fantasy, this novel tells the story of a young soldier who one day lays down his rifle and sets off on a quixotic journey from the jungles of Indochina to the streets of Paris. In its memorable evocation of men both fleeing from and meeting the demands of battle, Going After Cacciato stands as much more than just a great war novel. Ultimately it s about the forces of fear and heroism that do battle in the hearts of us all. Seller Inventory AA89780006543077

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United Kingdom, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand New Book. Winner of the National Book Award, Going After Cacciato captures the peculiar mixture of horror and hallucination that marked the Vietnam War, this strangest of wars. In a blend of reality and fantasy, this novel tells the moncler outlet story of a young soldier who one day lays down his rifle and sets off on a quixotic journey from the jungles of Indochina to the streets of Paris. In its memorable evocation of men both fleeing from and meeting the demands of battle, Going After Cacciato stands as much more than just a great war novel. Ultimately it s about the forces of fear and heroism that do battle in moncler saldi the hearts of us all. Seller Inventory AA89780006543077.

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