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My detachment : a memoir

Author: Tracy Kidder
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author reminisces about his own life, in a unromanticized profile of a young man coming of age during the Vietnam War, chronicling his experiences as a former ROTC intelligence officer in command of a motley group of enlisted men on assignment in Vietnam.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kidder, Tracy.
My detachment.
New York : Random House, ©2005
(OCoLC)568754687
Online version:
Kidder, Tracy.
My detachment.
New York : Random House, ©2005
(OCoLC)607759371
Named Person: Tracy Kidder; Tracy Kidder
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Kidder
ISBN: 0375506152 9780375506154 0812976169 9780812976168 073932554X 9780739325544
OCLC Number: 57068886
Description: 192 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: War stories --
The Tabor's sound --
Brave lieutenants --
Pancho --
Getting hit --
Secret code word --
R & R --
Operations --
Cassius --
The death of Lieutenant Dempsey --
Short --
A visitor.
Responsibility: Tracy Kidder.
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The author reminisces about his own life, in a unromanticized profile of a young man coming of age during the Vietnam War, chronicling his experiences as a former ROTC intelligence officer in command of a motley group of enlisted men on assignment in Vietnam.

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A Librarian Looks at My Detachment

by ricklibrarian (WorldCat user published 2005-11-11) Very Good Permalink
Detachment is a word with multiple meanings. In My Detachment: A Memoir, Tracy Kidder uses several of them. Lieutenant Kidder and the handful of enlisted men that he commanded in Vietnam were a detachment; they were stationed in a separate compound apart from the company, assigned to plot the coordinates...
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