Shrapnel in the Heart by Laura Palmer
Letters and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Vintage)

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For the first time, one book gives voice to the haunting, painful, tender, and healing tales of those who lost so much in America's least popular war.

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CAROLYN JESSOP was born into the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, a group splintered from and renounced by the Mormon Church, and spent most of her life in Colorado City, Arizona, the main base of the FLDS. Since leaving the group in 2003, she has lived in West Jordon, Utah, with her eight children. LAURA PALMER is the author of "Shrapnel in the Heart" and collaborated on five other books, the most recent being "To Catch a Predator" with NBC's Chris Hansen. She lives in New York City.
Published September 29, 2010 by Vintage. 269 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, War. Non-fiction

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To be published on Veteran's Day, a poignant collection of memories from the families and friends of Vietnam dead.

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“And I wanted to say, ‘They’re going to cry.’" Her minimalistic granite wall was derided by one vet as a “black gash of shame.” But inscribed with the name of every fallen soldier, it became a sacred place for veterans and their families, and it influenced later designs like the National Septembe...

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