Bloods: Black Veterans of the Vietnam War: An Oral History
ISBN: 0345311973
EAN13: 9780345311979
Language: English
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 7.00" L x 4.00" W
Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Publisher: Presidio Press
Book Overview
A New York Times Notable Book, his classic, powerful book--a nationally bestselling firsthand account of 20 African-American men who served in the Vietnam War--is available once again.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover Simply the most powerful and moving book that has emerged on this topic. UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL The national bestseller that tells the truth of about Vietnam from the black soldiers' perspective. An oral history unlike any other, BLOODS features twenty black men who tell the story of how members of their race were sent off in disproportionate numbers and the special test of patriotism they faced. Told in voices no reader will soon forget, BLOODS is a must-read for anyone who wants to put the Vietnam experience in historical, cultural, and political perspective. Cited by THE NEW YORK TIMES as One of the Notable Books of the Year Superb. TIME