Once Upon a Distance War tells the stories of such young Vietnam war correspondents as Neil Sheehan, Peter Arnett, and David Halberstam, providing a riveting chronicle of high adventure and brutal slapstick, gallantry and cynicism, as well as a vital addition to the history they shaped. "Prochnau . . . tells a Vietnam story we haven't heard before. . . . Complex, witty, and humane."--Tobias Wolff. of photos.
About William Prochnau
William Prochnau and Laura Parker write collaborative articles for Vanity Fair. They interviewed 120 passengers of Flight 1549, as well as many first responders and rescuers. Prochnau, a former national correspondent for The , Washington Posthas written three acclaimed books, including Once Upon A Distant War . Parker covered aviation for The Wa shington Postand spent 10 years as a national correspondent at USA Today. They live in Washington, D.C., where Prochnau is a contributing editor