Bringing it all back home : an oral history of New York City's Vietnam Veterans / Philip F. Napoli
eBook | Hill and Wang | 2013 | First edition.
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First edition.
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1 online resource (254 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
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Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Making soldiers : the boys who became the men -- Professionalism : Richard Eggers -- Futility : Sue O'Neill -- War and lies : Joseph Giannini -- Follow me : Anthony Wallace -- The believer : Joan Furey -- War and loss : Miano, Nowicki, and Gonzalez -- Welcome home, Jimmy : the Bacolo twins -- Against war : Friedman and Louis -- Becoming veterans : Edelman, German, and Pas -- War and normalcy : Robert Ptachik -- Twoness : Herbert Sweat -- Long road home : Neil Kenny -- Leadership : Vince McGowan -- The diversity of the veteran experience -- Living memorials.
Summary
A collection of poignant oral histories challenges the myths and prejudices surrounding the veterans of the Vietnam War, surveying the experiences of soldiers who in spite of traumatizing experiences returned home to pursue an understanding of what they endured and serve productive lives of public service.
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Print version: Napoli, Philip F., 1960- Bringing it all back home. First edition 9780809073184 (DLC) 2012034731 (OCoLC)809845119
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9781466837003 electronic bk.
1466837004 electronic bk.
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