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Herr, Michael
Dispatches.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1977. First edition of "the best book to have been written about the Vietnam War" (The New York Times Book Review). Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Michael Herr on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Anthony. Housed in a custom slipcase. Praised by John le Carre as "the best book I have ever read on men and war in our time, Herr's vision of combat stands at the core of two seminal Vietnam films: Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979), with its narration by Herr, and Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket (1987), whose screenplay earned Herr an Oscar nomination. Named by TIME Magazine as one of the 100 best and most influential novels since 1923 and listed by The Guardian's 100 greatest non-fiction book list in 2011. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]
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