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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 »
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ISBN-13: 9780679760238
ISBN-10: 0679760237
Publication Date: 9/26/1995
Pages: 240
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  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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4.6 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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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.
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kjm2db avatar reviewed In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War on + 31 more book reviews
Rambling disjointed thoughts of a biographical nature. It would have been easier to follow if there was some sequence , yet I still enjoyed it.


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