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In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War
In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War
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Author: Wolff, Tobias

Brand: Vintage

Edition: First Printing

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Number Of Pages: 240

Release Date: 26-09-1995

Details: Product Description Whether he is evoking the blind carnage of the Tet offensive, the theatrics of his fellow Americans, or the unraveling of his own illusions, Wolff brings to this work the same uncanny eye for detail, pitiless candor and mordant wit that made This Boy's Life a modern classic. Amazon.com Review In Tobias Wolf created an unforgettable memoir of an American childhood. Now he gives us a precisely and sometimes pitilessly remembered account of his young manhood - a young manhood that become entangled in the tragic adventure that was Vietnam. Mordantly funny, searingly honest, In Pharoah's Army is a war memoir in the tradition of and . From Publishers Weekly Wolff's memoir of his disillusioning experience as a soldier in Vietnam was a finalist for the NBA. Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. Review Painful...powerful...brilliant. The book is remarkable in its language, which is as supple and distilled as any contemporary American writer's; in its economy; in its structure; and, most of all, in its candor, humor, and generosity of spirit...By every measure of feeling and technique, it's a magnificent and sobering achievement. -- Chicago Tribune From the Inside Flap Whether he is evoking the blind carnage of the Tet offensive, the theatrics of his fellow Americans, or the unraveling of his own illusions, Wolff brings to this work the same uncanny eye for detail, pitiless candor and mordant wit that made This Boy's Life a modern classic. About the Author Tobias Wolff lives in Northern California and teaches at Stanford University. He has received the Rea Award for excellence in the short story, the  Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the PEN/Faulkner Award.

EAN: 9780679760238

Languages: English

Binding: Paperback

Item Condition: UsedLikeNew