Category: Fiction: Vietnam War


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Orders to Vietnam; A Novel of Helicopter Warfare

By: Butterworth, W.E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: (c.1968)

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 4797

(pictorial boards) in dj [book itself is tight and clean, obviously unread, and flawless except for a lightly bumped lower front corner; the jacket's front panel is similarly excellent (the very slightest trace of soiling, and a nearly-invisible 1/4" closed tear at the upper right corner), but the rear panel is unfortunately marred by a severe vertical crease and a nasty 1"x1" U-shaped tear (not to the edge)]. Except for the damage to the rear jacket panel... View more info

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Some Kind of Hero [*SIGNED*]

By: Kirkwood, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: (c.1975)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21044

[minimal shelfwear, faint dust-soiling to top edge of text block; jacket shows just a trace of surface wear]. SIGNED boldly by the author on the ffep. Novel about the readjustment to civilian life of a Vietnam War ex-P.O.W.; basis for the 1982 film starring Richard Pryor. Signed by Author View more info

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Something Like This Happens Every War

By: Kopp, Frederick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Glendale CA, Great Western Pub. Co.: (c.1981, 1982)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3141

[clean + tight, some shelfwear to bottom of book, small dent in top edge of both covers; DJ faintly soiled, 1/4" hole along edge of rear panel]. "Jay Courtney, returning veteran, comes home from Vietnam to find that his beautiful wife has become his enemy; his home, the battlefield. Joe Biano, on the other hand, is welcomed back into his large and loving family, with hugs and kisses. Little does either man guess how powerful the anger and resentment against U.S. ... View more info

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Wings of the Tiger [*SIGNED*]

By: Krueger, Carl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Fell, Inc.: 1966

Edition: 4th printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1866

[bottom edge of boards sun-faded, top edge dust-soiled; jacket shows edgewear, minor tears/wrinkling, some rubbing]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author in 1971. "The First Novel of Vietnam," per the dust jacket, although it wasn't, really. Laid in is a copy of a Congressional Record page, reprinting a speech delivered in the House of Representatives by Rep. John W. McCormack, commending the novel and its author. Signed by Author View more info

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Jink (an Inner Sanctum Mystery)

By: McMahon, Thomas Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: (c.1971)

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 1960

[spine slightly turned, a trace of edge-wear; DJ shows some soiling, moderate edge-wear, small jagged tear & some dog-earing at top of spine]. "...a suspense novel about a man who, pushed by anger and burning with fear, pursues a dangerous game that ends in one of the most unusual air chases in fiction." View more info

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Free Fire Zone

By: Riggan, Rob

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: (c.1984)

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 9324

[nice tight copy, appears unread, faint soiling to top edge; jacket mildly rubbed]. Scarce novel, the author's first (and apparently only). Like his protagonist, he had served as a medic in Vietnam, and wrote the book "because the war wouldn't go away." View more info

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American Boys [*SIGNED*]

By: Smith, Steven Phillip

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: (c.1975)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14531

[nice solid copy, light fading to cloth at top/bottom edges, also on spine (with faint "shadow" of lettering on spine of jacket), very minor soiling to bottom edge; jacket very slightly browned, otherwise clean and attractive]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on ffep in the year of publication; the inscription is to a colleague (or agent?) who the author thanks for "paving the way for me at Putnam's....and for spreading [the book] through the stores all o... View more info