Flashbacks : on returning to Vietnam


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Safer, Morley


Keyword(s):
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American. Vietnamkrieg Erlebnisbericht Safer, Morley -- Travel -- Vietnam. Vietnam -- Description and travel. Vietnam


Year:
1990


Pages:
xv, 206 p., [8] p. of plates


Publisher:
Random House


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
20528477


Label:
Box 135


Notes:
ill., map ; 25 cm. Arrival -- "Brother-whose-chin-is-up" -- "You, sir, are collapsed" -- "The guitar went too" -- Homecoming -- The logic of Dr. Hoa -- "Top of the world" -- A kiss before dying -- The land of fairies and dragons -- "The birds still sang" -- "Give Bobby my best" -- "You just shat on the flag" -- Devi in blue jeans -- "Surely the gods live here" -- "Street without joy" -- "Something good is going to happen to you today" -- Pig in a poke -- Nil Carborundum in the Jerome et Juliet -- "The best of the best" -- The pain that lingers -- Hapless heroes -- My fair lady -- The spy in winter -- The house on Nguyen Du Street -- The Giacometti Buddha -- Departure. Morley Safer. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: DS556.39; Dewey: 959.704/38


ISBN:
ISBN: 0394583744; 9780394583747 LCCN: 89-24242


Work type:
Biography (bio)


Edition:
1st


Research notes:
Review Copy - Uncorrected Proof Marginalia; lines


Abstract:
A noted television journalist records his impressions of Vietnam during a 1988 trip to southeast Asia, describing encounters with old friends and enemies, the impact of the Vietnam war on the region, and changes in the country since the war.


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