In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War
In Pharaoh's Army Memories of the Lost War Author:Tobias Wolff Wolff's memoir of his disillusioning experience as a soldier in Vietnam. Whether he is evoking the blind carnage of the Tet offensive, the theatrics of his fellow Americans, or the unraveling of his own illusions, Wolff brings to this work the same uncanny eye for detail, pitiless candor and mordant wit that made This Boy's Life a modern... more » classic.« less
Mr. Wolff pulls no punches in this telling of his life during the vietnam war. He does not try to make him self look good, or defend his choices, just tell what happened. I was also very imprssed with his prose style, economical yet still vivid and moving.