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MEDITATIONS IN GREEN.

Wright, Stephen.

ISBN 10: 0684180103 / ISBN 13: 9780684180106
Published by SCRIBNERS., NY, 1983
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED by Stephen Wright on half-title page. Near fine in a fine dj. (Light trace of discoloration at upper edge of covers at tips) Author's FIRST book. Winner of the Maxwell Perkins Prize.; Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 305363

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Title: MEDITATIONS IN GREEN.

Publisher: SCRIBNERS., NY

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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James Griffin finds himself profoundly affected by his experiences in Vietnam as he evolves from a clear-eyed, hard-working soldier to an unstrung, lethargic, and cynical drug addict with profound difficulties in adjusting to civilian life

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Called "brilliant" by The New York Times Book Review, this is a shocking and bitterly funny look at the dark side of Vietnam unknown to those back home, but all too familiar to every American in country.

The subject of extraordinary critical acclaim, this wonderfully descriptive novel by the author of Going Native brings us Vietnam from the point of view of a soldier very personally affected by the horrors of jungle war. Spec. 4 James Griffin may have left Vietnam, but Vietnam will never leave him. And although the war changed him from a boy into a living kaleidoscope of terror, he nonetheless is driven to relive it endlessly, doing battle with his haunting memories of a brutal war...even at the risk of losing his health, his sanity...and his very soul.

"It has overwhelming impact--the impact of an experience so devastating that words can hardly contain it."--The New York Times Book Review

"Perhaps the best that any fiction about this war has offered."--Newsweek

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