Going After Cacciato

Recommended by Vinay Prasad, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #19 in 12th Grade, Ranked #19 in 17-Year-Oldsee more rankings.

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Winner of the 1979 National Book Award, Going After Cacciato captures the peculiar mixture of horror and hallucination that marked this strangest of wars.

In a blend of reality and fantasy, this novel tells the story of a young soldier who one day lays down his rifle and sets off on a quixotic journey from the jungles of Indochina to the streets of Paris. In its memorable evocation of men both fleeing from and...

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