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Nforgettable and unflinching detail the chaos and fervor of the war and the surreal insanity of life in that singular combat zone Michael Herr’s unsparing unorthodox retellings of the day to day events in Vietn.

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⚣ Dispatches Books ⚡ Author Michael Herr – S-mebel.pro Written on the front lines in Vietnam Dispatches became an immediate classic of war reportage when it was published in 1977From its terrifying opening pages to its final elouent words Dispatches makesWritten on the front lines in Vietnam Dispatches became an immediate classic of war reportage when it was published in 1977From its terrifying opening pages to its final elouent words Dispatches makes us see in u.

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eBook Michael Herr · eBook Dispatches Kindle Ñ · s mebel.pro Michael Herr was a novelist and war correspondent Born in Lexington Kentucky in 1940 he began reporting from Vietnam for Esuire 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

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  1. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    eBook Michael Herr · eBook Dispatches Kindle Ñ · s mebel.pro dispatches ebok, Dispatches Kindle”Flip religion it was so far out you couldn’t blame anybody for believing anythingGuys stuck the ace of spades in their helmet bands they picked relics off of an enemy they’d killed a little transfer of power; they carried around five pound Bibles from home crosses St Christophers mezuzahs locks of hair girlfriends’ underwear snaps of their families their wives their dogs their cows their cars pictures of John Kennedy Lyndon Johnson Martin Luther King Huey Newton the Pope Che Guevara the Beatles Jimi Hendrix wiggier than cargo cultists One man was carrying an oatmeal cookie through his tour wrapped up in foil and plastic and three pair of socks He took a lot of shit about it “When you go to sleep we’re gonna eat your fucking cookie’ but his wife had baked it


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    eBook Michael Herr · eBook Dispatches Kindle Ñ · s mebel.pro dispatches ebok, Dispatches KindleWar is Forever Evil is not an absence of the good as proposed by theologians It is a positive force precisely proportionate to the coercive technological power employed Power kills people; people don’t kill people; technology does War is unlimited power; or power limited only by the technology available but certainly not by morality that is to say people Herr saw this at close uarters “Our machine was devastating And versatile It could do everything but stop” No one who had power understood that the technological machine was impotent to achieve anything other than coercion and its logical extreme death “They killed a lot of Communists but that was all they did becau


  3. Gene Gene says:

    eBook Michael Herr · eBook Dispatches Kindle Ñ · s mebel.pro dispatches ebok, Dispatches KindleHaving been in VietNam and having been in some of the Marine Units that Michael Herr writes about in Dispatches is the best depiction of war in gen


  4. Maciek Maciek says:

    eBook Michael Herr · eBook Dispatches Kindle Ñ · s mebel.pro dispatches ebok, Dispatches Kindle Each day to facilitate the process by which the United States washes her hands of Vietnam someone has to give up his life so that the United States doesn't have to admit something that the entire world already knows so that we can't say that we have made a mistake Someone has to die so that President Nixon won't be and these are his words the first President to lose a warWe are asking Americans to think about that because how do you ask a man to be the last man to die in Vietnam? How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake? Vietnam Veterans Against the War Statement by John Kerry to the Senate Committee of Foreign Relations April 23 1971 Full Metal Jacket Apocalypse Now Platoon The Deer Hunter First B


  5. Chadwick Chadwick says:

    eBook Michael Herr · eBook Dispatches Kindle Ñ · s mebel.pro dispatches ebok, Dispatches KindleThis is war reportage as heartbreaking poetry One of the roughest pieces of writing I have ever encountered Beautiful angular and harsh stylistically There is a wonderfully and terrifyingly immersive uality to this book


  6. Darwin8u Darwin8u says:

    eBook Michael Herr · eBook Dispatches Kindle Ñ · s mebel.pro dispatches ebok, Dispatches KindleI could say this is one of the best memoirs I've read I could also say it is one of the most brilliant books on war I've ever read It would probably be easier however for me to just acknowledge I haven't read many books that have the power the poetry the intensity the vividness the bathos and the pathos that Herr pushes through every single page of this amazing book This is a book that haunts you hard while you read it and resonates both the horror of war and the surreal ualities of war and the men who fight it


  7. Mike Mike says:

    eBook Michael Herr · eBook Dispatches Kindle Ñ · s mebel.pro dispatches ebok, Dispatches KindleWhere had he been to get his language? is a uestion Herr asks himself in passing about a soldier he meets but I think it's the implic


  8. LA Brower LA Brower says:

    eBook Michael Herr · eBook Dispatches Kindle Ñ · s mebel.pro dispatches ebok, Dispatches KindleNot only is this the most engrossing piece of journalism the most touching memoir and the most illuminating book on war I've ever read; it's also written as if Herr was on fire and being chased by literature eating wolves I read it twice in a row and would do it again


  9. Drew Drew says:

    eBook Michael Herr · eBook Dispatches Kindle Ñ · s mebel.pro dispatches ebok, Dispatches KindleI'd never heard Dispatches mentioned in speech or in print until I got a copy of it in a package sent to me from my uncle who'd died three or four days earlier Imagine my surprise when I found it was the basis for not only Full Metal Jacket but also to some degree Apocalypse Now It's or less what you'd expect a war correspondent travels all around Vietnam for what seems to be several years I'm not sure how long Herr was


  10. Lisa Lieberman Lisa Lieberman says:

    eBook Michael Herr · eBook Dispatches Kindle Ñ · s mebel.pro dispatches ebok, Dispatches KindleIn two weeks I'll be flying to Hong Kong setting sail for Vietnam Thailand and Malaysia to deliver a series of lectures on a luxury cruise ship The topic I chose Asia Through Hollywood's Eyes has exposed me to some wonderful films a number of which I've reviewed on my blog or written about in my column for 3 uarks Daily And I've immersed myself in bios of Pearl Buck Anna Leonowns the real life Anna of The King and I Anna May Wong Pierre Boulle Somerset Maugham along with books ab


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