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Going After Cacciato

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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...
Recommended by Vinay Prasad, and 1 others.

Vinay Prasad@drjohnm @adamcifu Best vietnam book in my estimation. (Source)

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