Published: November 30, 2011
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
eBook published by Vintage (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group)
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There was a map of Vietnam on the wall of my apartment in Saigon and some nights, coming back late to the city, I'd lie out on my bed and look at it, too tired to do anything more than...
Bob Stokes of Newsweek told me this: In the big Marine hospital in Danang they have what is called the "White Lie Ward," where they bring some of the worst cases, the ones who can...
...what a story he told me, as one-pointed as resonant as any war story I ever heard; It took me a year to understand it:
"Patrol went up the mountain. One man came back. He died...