Bernard Fall's "Street Without Joy" is a military account of the French Indochina War published and revised in the early 1960s. I've got a book collecting urge to buy it. Not a paperback added to a cart on Amazon or Barnes & Noble or Borders, rather a signed, rare edition from an antiquarian bookseller. Here's why, and what's going on in my gently mad bibliophilic thinking.
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A big, new novel about the Vietnam War
"Matterhorn" is an epic war novel in the tradition of Norman Mailer’s "The Naked and the Dead" and James Jones’s "The Thin Red Line," according to its publisher Grove/Atlantic. How it got published and its author's background are interesting stories. A book to anticipate.