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Bringing It All Back Home: An Oral History of New York City's Vietnam Veterans

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Featured in the NY Emmy-nominated documentary New York City's Vietnam Veterans (CUNY-TV)

A collection of heartrending oral histories that topples assumptions about the people who served in Vietnam

The Vietnam War was a defining event for a generation of Americans. But for years, misguided and sometimes demeaning clichés about its veterans have proliferated widely. Philip F.
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published August 5th 2014 by Hill and Wang (first published June 11th 2013)
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HaQuyen
Excellent in terms of a range of stories and voices across the many [American] experiences of the Vietnam War. The author did well also in including stories of people across the educational and socioeconomic spectrum, less so on other factors, though at least we learn of the experiences of a few black vets, and from two women vets. Yet the strengths of the medium (oral history) were also its limits - these diverse stories do not form an overly strong narrative and I came away from them having co ...more
Patrick
Jul 03, 2013 Patrick rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Really good. Oral history that reads quickly and debunks a lot of the myths about the war.
Tuvana
Jul 26, 2013 Tuvana rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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