Sympathy For The Devil

Anderson, Kent

Published by Doubleday, 1987
ISBN 10: 0385239432 / ISBN 13: 9780385239431
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Garden City. 1987. Doubleday. 1st Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket . 316 pages. hardcover. ISBN: 0385239432. inventory # 23633. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Censured by some critics for its brutality but heralded by others as a modern-day classic, Sympathy for the Devil is a terrifying, intoxicating journey through the violence, madness, and insane beauty of battle. It traces the story of a hardened Green Beret named Hanson, a college student who goes to war with a book of Yeats's poetry in his pocket and discovers the savagery within himself. In this extraordinary novel, we follow Hanson through two tours of duty and a bitter attempt to live as a civilian in between. At one with the lush and dangerous world around him in Vietnam, Hanson is doomed to survive the landscape of devastation he encounters. Sympathy for the Devil contains some of the most vivid, finely etched prose ever written about the actual process of war - from firing a weapon for the first time in battle to the moment a young man knows that he has entered a living hell and found a home. Written by a veteran, here is the highly acclaimed Vietnam novel about a college boy's initiation into the harsh world of battle. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Army issue to the core, Sergeant Hanson and his buddies Quinn and Silver are superb soldiers, but their lust for war leads to catastrophe in Vietnam

From the Inside Flap: some critics for its brutality, while heralded by others as a modern-day classic, Sympathy for the Devil is a terrifying, intoxicating journey through the violence, madness, and insane beauty of battle. It traces the story of a hardened Green Beret named Hanson, a college student who goes to war with a book of Yeats's poetry in his pocket and discovers the savagery within himself.

In this extraordinary novel, we follow Hanson through two tours of duty and a bitter attempt to live as a civilian in between. At one with the lush and dangerous world around him in Vietnam, it is Hanson's doom to survive the landscape of devastation he encounters. Sympathy for the Devil contains some of the most vivid, finely etched prose ever written about the actual process of war--from firing a weapon for the first time in battle to the moment a young man knows that he has entered a living hell and found a home....

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Title: Sympathy For The Devil
Publisher: Doubleday
Publication Date: 1987
Binding: hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket

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