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The long reckoning : a story of war, peace, and redemption in Vietnam

Title
The long reckoning : a story of war, peace, and redemption in Vietnam / George Black.
ISBN
9780593534106
0593534107
9780593534113
Edition
First edition.
Publication
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2023.
Copyright Notice Date
©2023
Physical Description
x, 478 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Notes
"This is a Borzoi book." -- title page verso.
Summary
"The moving story of a small group of veterans, scientists, and pacifists who forced the U.S. government to take responsibility for the horrors inflicted on the Vietnamese with unexploded munitions and the toxic defoliant Agent Orange"-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
Story of war, peace, and redemption in Vietnam
Other formats
Online version: Black, George, 1949- Long reckoning First edition. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2023
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 23, 2023
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Prologue
Part I: War. Going to B
Of Mountains and Machines
The Summer of Love
Socks on an Octopus
"Saddle Up, Cowboys!"
Grunt
Orphans of Creation
"This Is Not a Practice"
"Tonight You Die, Marine"
Part II: Peace. Scavengers
The Smoky Landscape
Benefit of the Doubt
Untangling the Tangle
"Bring Our Daddy Home"
The Third Rail
The Things They Carried Back
A Vietnamese in Disguise
Part III: Redemption. Policing the Brass
Milk That Glowed in the Dark
The End of Our Exploring
The Road to Damascus
Great Loss and Confusion
Angry Ghosts
The Worst Thing, the Best Thing
The Painter, the Sprinter, and the Monk
Unfinished Business
Turning the Ho Chi Minh Trail Brown
The Pocket of Fire
The End of the Trail
Epilogue : Hill 674.
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