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War Song

Martin Naparsteck

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208 pages. Dimensions: 8.1in. x 5.0in. x 0.6in.The Vietnam War divided America, and it divided one of its soldiers, Michael Cull, who struggled to decide, first, if he was willing to go, and then, once there, how he would participate in it. War Song is a psychological study of one solider that parallels Americas wrenching experience with the most unpopular war in its history. War Song is a lost classic that is finally back in print. No writer has dealt more honestly with the tragedy of the Viet Nam War and its impact on the Vietnamese people. En is that rarity, a well-developed Vietnamese character. David Willson, co-editor of Vietnam War Literature: An Annotated Bibliography, February 2000 Martin Naparstecks writing is knee deep in particulars, with the power of close-focus psychological observation. short story writer Veronica Geng, Mississippi Review, Fall 1960 Naparstecks writing takes risks and survives, indeed prospers because of its honesty. As readers and human beings we all too seldom reflect on truth until weve the fortune to read authors like the one here. novelist Colin Hester, Diamond Sutra, 1997 Quirky, playful, and original, the work of Martin Naparsteck is not easily forgotten. Janet Hutchings, editor of Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine, July 1996 This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595002900

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Title: War Song

Publisher: iUniverse

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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The Vietnam War divided America, and it divided one of its soldiers, Michael Cull, who struggled to decide, first, if he was willing to go, and then, once there, how he would participate in it. War Song is a psychological study of one solider that parallels America’s wrenching experience with the most unpopular war in its history.

“War Song is a lost classic that is finally back in print. No writer has dealt more honestly with the tragedy of the Viet Nam War and its impact on the Vietnamese people. En is that rarity, a well-developed Vietnamese character.” —David Willson, co-editor of Vietnam War Literature: An Annotated Bibliography, February 2000

Martin Naparsteck’s writing is “knee deep in particulars, with the power of close-focus psychological observation.” —short story writer Veronica Geng, Mississippi Review, Fall 1960

Naparsteck’s writing “takes risks and survives, indeed prospers because of its honesty....As readers and human beings we all too seldom reflect on truth until we’ve the fortune to read authors like the one here.” —novelist Colin Hester, Diamond Sutra, 1997

“Quirky, playful, and original, the work of Martin Naparsteck is not easily forgotten.” —Janet Hutchings, editor of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, July 1996

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Martin Naparsteck is a winner of a Book-of-the-Month Club Creative Writing Fellowship (in competition judged by William Styron and Ralph Ellison). He has published two novels about the Vietnam War, War Song and A Hero's Welcome. He served in Vietnam with the U.S. Army in 1966-67.

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