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The Killing Zone: My Life in the Vietnam War

Downs, Frederick

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ISBN 10: 0393075311 / ISBN 13: 9780393075311
Published by W W Norton & Co Inc, NY, 1978
Condition: Almost Fine Hardcover
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Book has smallish bump on top edge of spine, small abrasion on bottom edge of FEP & FFEP, light bump on bottom edge of spine. DJ has 4" rough tear (repaired) on top front edge of DJ, top corners of DJ are lightly knicked, light creasing top/bottom edges of DJ spine. 240pp with Glossary (2pp). Brown cloth. 3rd Printing as indicated by number line. Tight, square, bright copy with firm corners. No remainder mark. No internal notes or markings. Crisp, unclipped pictorial DJ in Mylar cover ($12.95). Signed presentation copy in ink from the author on FFEP -- "To Joan Cushing whose speaking wit and ready mischievousness brings a smile to those who need a respite from their lives. And who reminds us that this world is only as good as we care to make it. Take what we are offered with a grain of salt - And enjoy - Thank you, Joan for bringing a sparkle to my life - To the future Frederick Downs -- Drawing or plane flying at sunrise." Downs won 4 Purple Hearts, the Bronze Star and the Silver Star in Vietnam. USPS Tracking provided. (H) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 18563

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Title: The Killing Zone: My Life in the Vietnam War

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc, NY

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Almost Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: By Author

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Book Type: Military

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Recounting his experiences as a young lieutenant in Vietnam, Downs describes how he fought--and nearly died--in the conviction and then in the hope that the war was worth the sacrifice.

About the Author:

Frederick Downs received four Purple Hearts, the Bronze Star with Valor, and the Silver Star for his service in the Vietnam War. He is also the author of Aftermath: A Soldier's Return from Vietnam and No Longer Enemies, Not Yet Friends: An American Soldier Returns to Vietnam.

Barry Press, an active professional actor, director, and teacher for over thirty-five years, has performed Off-Broadway and at numerous regional theaters. The winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award, Barry has been an active voice talent for books in a variety of genres.

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