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Michael Herr

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Michael Herr is also the author of Kubrick, The Big Room, and Walter Winchell, and coauthor of the screenplays for Apocalypse Now and Full Metal Jacket. He lives in upstate New York.

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Written by Michael Herr
Introduction by Robert Stone

Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: February 17, 2009
Price: $24.00

Written on the front lines in Vietnam, Dispatches became an immediate classic of war reportage when it was published in 1977.

From its terrifying opening pages to its final eloquent words, Dispatches makes us see, in unforgettable and unflinching detail, the chaos and fervor of the war and the surreal insanity of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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Written by Michael Herr

Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 6, 1991
Price: $15.00

No book about Vietnam has portrayed so powerfully the personal realities of that war as Michael Herr’s Dispatches. Only a writer possessing Herr’s brilliance and daring could have invented a language adequate to the hallucinatory quality of the lives American soldiers led there. These pieces, which caused a sensation when they... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.


Written by Michael Herr

Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

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