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Shrapnel in the Heart : Letters and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Shrapnel in the Heart Letters and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Author: Laura Palmer
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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ISBN-13: 9780394759883
ISBN-10: 0394759885
Publication Date: 11/5/1988
Pages: 272
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3.9 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
reviewed Shrapnel in the Heart : Letters and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on + 267 more book reviews
Hard to read. Not because of how it is written, well, maybe that is why. Very well written. These stories will break your heart. I was in high school and college during Viet Nam, and remember reading Life and Newsweek magazines, as well as the Washington Post, and seeing the photos of such pain and destruction. I did not know anyone fighting there, but I imagine if I did this book would hit home so much harder. It should be (and maybe it is somewhere?) required reading in Modern American History courses.
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One of the best re: Vietnam experience/history
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Very touching.


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