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Probably not the best-written book the late David Schoenbrun ever wrote, and definitely not the best book, even when measured solely against roughly contemporary works, on the wars in Indochina; that, however, is not the point. The purpose for which Mr. Schoenbrun wrote this book was so that it might serve as a succinct explanation (particularly for the general public in the U.S.) of the state of affairs vis-a-vis the conflict as it stood at the end of the 1960s, immediately before the death of ...more