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This is a Vietnam war novel from the award winning author of "Close Quarters", which describes the horrors of war. The author served in the US army in Vietnam as a combat infantryman.
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Paco Sullivan arrives in town penniless and job-hunting, the rain evaporating off the street forming "pungent steam so thick you would think his legs were cut off at the knees." In truth, the enigmatic Paco is indeed crippled. He is the sole survivor of an infantry company "pulverized to ash" in the Vietnam War. The methodical monotony of a dishwashing job in a diner offers some salve, though everyday things bring back savage memories. Heinemann's second novel--the first, Close Quarters, was based on his combat experience in Vietnam--is narrated through the collective voices of Paco's dead colleagues and offers a war veteran's envious and despairing view of the regular world. Paco's Story won the 1987 National Book Award.From the Publisher:
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Book Description Softcover. Condition: Good. Reprint. Colour photographic card cover with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear book panel. A look at war from an ordinary soldiers point of view. Rubbing to the book corners, edges and panels. Light grounding of the textblock edges and pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 209,  pages. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; ISBN: 0571149596. ISBN/EAN: 9780571149599. Inventory No: 0119341. Seller Inventory # 0119341
Book Description Pictorial Wraps. Condition: Very Good. First Thus. By the author of Close Quarters. Printed in Great Britain. Slight handling wear, otherwise a nice clean tight solid softcover copy. 210pp. SB-19. Seller Inventory # 029247