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Michael Herr

Michael Herr was a novelist and war correspondent. Born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1940, he began reporting from Vietnam for Esquire in the 1960s, during the height of the war. He later chronicled those experiences in his memoir, Dispatches. He is the author of three other books, The Big Room, Walter Winchell, and Kubrick, and coauthor of the screenplays for Apocalypse Now and Full Metal Jacket. He died in 2016.


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Dispatches
Written by Michael Herr, Introduction by Robert Stone
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | February 2009
$25.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-27080-1 (0-307-27080-7)

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...

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Dispatches
Written by Michael Herr
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1991
$15.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-73525-0 (0-679-73525-9)

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 life in that singular... Read more





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