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A bright shining lie : John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam

Author: Neil Sheehan
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the military career of Lt. Col. John Paul Vann, profiling his military and civilian roles in the Vietnam War.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sheehan, Neil.
Bright shining lie.
New York : Random House, ©1988
(OCoLC)573219176
Online version:
Sheehan, Neil.
Bright shining lie.
New York : Random House, ©1988
(OCoLC)606239493
Named Person: John Paul Vann; John Paul Vann; John Paul Vann; John P Vann
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Sheehan
ISBN: 0394484479 9780394484471
OCLC Number: 17301230
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1989.
Description: 861 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The funeral --
Going to war --
Antecedents to a confrontation --
The Battle of Ap Bac --
Taking on the system --
Antecedents to the man --
A second time around --
John Vann stays.
Responsibility: Neil Sheehan.
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Chronicles the military career of Lt. Col. John Paul Vann, profiling his military and civilian roles in the Vietnam War.

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