Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Home to War: A History of the Vietnam Veterans' Movement” as Want to Read:
Home to War: A History of the Vietnam Veterans' Movement
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Home to War: A History of the Vietnam Veterans' Movement

3.67  ·  Rating details ·  18 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
As a new generation comes of age, Home to War presents a vivid portrait of American soldiers who faced rejection by the nation in whose name they fought, and virtual abandonment by the government that sent them to risk their lives. In spite of formidable obstacles, these young Vietnam veterans joined together and committed themselves to heroic battles on the home front, fr ...more
Paperback, 688 pages
Published August 9th 2004 by Basic Books (first published April 24th 2001)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Home to War, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Home to War

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-49)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Christopher Saunders
This phenomenal work chronicles the plight of servicemen and women who returned home from Vietnam to find an indifferent public, hostile government and sensationalist media with no interest in helping them - least of all if they expressed dissenting opinions. Indeed, Nicosia focuses mainly on those who joined groups like Vietnam Veterans Against the War, channeling their rage against government deception and a pointless conflict into activism which helped mainstream the antiwar movement. Nicosia ...more
Brit Reed
Mar 03, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who has a hard time looking at soldiers
Shelves: history
I just began reading it the other day, I have to say that previous to reading this, it was hard for me to look at soldiers and kids in their ROTC uniforms and not give them the stink-eye. I still am brashly against wars of any kind, but I'm now able to feel a bit compassionate towards them. I'm also highly interested in working with the IVAW now too.
Pam Escarcega
Exhaustive look at the amazing work for peace & justice born from the veteran's movement. He does their service justice.
John
rated it really liked it
Mar 29, 2008
Megan Catherine
rated it liked it
Dec 26, 2011
Ben
rated it really liked it
Aug 12, 2014
Craig Werner
rated it really liked it
Jun 18, 2011
Roxanne
rated it really liked it
Mar 25, 2016
Bob
rated it liked it
Jun 23, 2010
Jack Smith
rated it it was amazing
Jan 25, 2016
Ben
rated it it was ok
Jan 11, 2012
Cindi
rated it it was amazing
Apr 05, 2017
John Lum
rated it liked it
Aug 05, 2012
Marc
rated it it was ok
Feb 20, 2008
William Shelton
rated it really liked it
Mar 18, 2012
Todd Dennis
rated it really liked it
Jun 24, 2013
John  Ervin
rated it really liked it
Aug 09, 2009
John  Ervin
rated it liked it
Aug 09, 2009
Russ
rated it liked it
Mar 24, 2011
Patrick
marked it as to-read
Oct 11, 2007
Louise Dwyer
marked it as to-read
Mar 07, 2008
Jennifer
marked it as to-read
Jul 01, 2008
Scott E
marked it as to-read
Apr 09, 2009
Rick Dale
marked it as to-read
May 03, 2012
Karen Thompson
marked it as to-read
Jun 29, 2012
Alicia
marked it as to-read
Jul 07, 2012
Veli-Jussi
marked it as to-read
Oct 07, 2012
Lori
marked it as to-read
Aug 23, 2013
Richard
marked it as to-read
Jan 27, 2014
Susan
marked it as to-read
May 25, 2014
Tyler Odom
marked it as to-read
Apr 25, 2015
Kyle Carden
marked it as to-read
Sep 28, 2015
Albert
marked it as to-read
Nov 07, 2015
Adam
marked it as to-read
May 08, 2016
Giovonni E
marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2016
Erin
marked it as to-read
Jun 25, 2016
Matías
marked it as to-read
Aug 04, 2016
Matthew
marked it as to-read
Sep 10, 2016
BookDB
marked it as to-read
Sep 25, 2016
jeffrey
marked it as to-read
Dec 19, 2016
Nick
marked it as to-read
Feb 14, 2017
Mike
added it
Sep 08, 2017
Dimitri
marked it as to-read
Oct 09, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »