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Dien Cai Dau

Author: Yusef Komunyakaa
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©1988.
Series: Wesleyan poetry.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems about Vietnam by a former army combat correspondent.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yusef Komunyakaa
ISBN: 0819521639 9780819521637 0819511641 9780819511645 9780819511652 081951165X
OCLC Number: 17731831
Description: viii, 63 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Camouflaging the chimera --
Tunnels --
Somewhere near Phu Bai --
Starlight scope myopia --
Red pagoda --
A greenness taller than gods --
The dead at Quang Tri --
Hanoi Hannah --
Roll call --
Fragging --
"You and I are disappearing" --
2527th birthday of the Buddha --
Re-creating the scene --
Night muse & mortar round --
One more loss to count --
Sappers --
Nude pictures --
We never know --
A break from the bush --
Seeing in the dark --
Tu Do Street --
Communiqué --
The edge --
Donut dollies --
Prisoners --
Jungle surrender --
Eyeball television --
The one-legged stool --
Short-timer's calendar --
Thanks --
To have danced with death --
Report from the skull's diorama --
Combat pay for Jody --
Sunset threnody --
After the fall --
Saigon bar girls, 1975 --
Toys in a field --
Boat people --
Dui Boi, dust of life --
Missing in action --
Losses --
Between days --
Facing it.
Series Title: Wesleyan poetry.
Responsibility: Yusef Komunyakaa.

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Poetry that precisely conjures images of the war in Vietnam by an award-winning author.  Read more...

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"So finely tuned are Komunyakaa's images, so faultless his vision, that the reader sees precisely what the poet recalls . . . A powerful must-read for those who have forgotten those days"--Booklist Read more...

 
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