Voices from Vietnam by Barry Denenberg

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The Vietnam War was like no other war, and the era in which it was fought was like no other time. This is the story of the people who lived it, told in their own voices.

About Barry Denenberg

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Barry Denenberg's biographies have garnered excellent reviews. He won a Jefferson Cup Honor Award for "When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson" (Dear America, 1996). The Jefferson Cup is awarded by the Virginia Library Association's Children's and Young Adult Round Table. It honors a distinguished biography, historical fiction or American history book for young people. Mr. Denenberg lives in New York state. Christopher Bing won a 2001 Caldecott Honor Award for "Casey at the Bat," the classic 1888 poem. "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" was called "an impressive volume" (PW). In a starred review, Booklist termed it "a remarkable visual interpretation of Longfellow's classic poem." Mr. Bing lives in Massachusetts. Rich Deas is an Art Director, designer, and illustrator with a strong focus on book design. He has created hundreds of book covers. Mr. Deas lives in New Jersey.
Published January 1, 1995 by Scholastic Trade. 251 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Young Adult, War, Children's Books, Travel. Non-fiction

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``This book is not about the politics of history of the Vietnam War. It is about what it was like to be in Vietnam,'' writes Denenberg (The True Story of J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI). Using the words

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Using the words of men and women affected by the events in Vietnam, the author paints a disturbing picture of ``the first war the United States ever lost.'' The quotes come from a variety of sources, including then-president Lyndon Johnson, Jane Fonda and Walter Cronkite, and provide conflicting ...

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