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The nightingale's song

Author: Robert Timberg
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How the legacy of the Vietnam War changed the lives of five Naval Academy graduates: John McCain, Oliver North, Robert McFarlane, John Poindexter and James Webb.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Timberg, Robert.
Nightingale's song.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c1995
(OCoLC)609956088
Online version:
Timberg, Robert.
Nightingale's song.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c1995
(OCoLC)624406696
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Timberg
ISBN: 0684803011 9780684803012
OCLC Number: 32015311
Description: 543 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Halos and horns --
Imagination is funny --
Showdown --
Fire at sea --
Music bingo, dummy math, and gamma rays --
Welcome to the Gallant Marines --
The crown prince --
The bloody filter --
Do you want to go home? --
The cherry boy --
The natural --
Trusting the system --
'Tis the season to be jolly --
Stranger in a strange land --
The reasonable and honest war criminal --
Long Tall Sally --
The water walker --
Adult education --
A tutorial with the great --
Reentry --
A change of heart --
Pug Henry --
Women can't fight --
Guerrilla warfare --
Garlic in a crowded elevator --
Ollie, Bud, and John --
The candidate from Hanoi --
Scorpions in a jar --
Noble cause redux --
The doubters --
The Presbyterian climax --
Put 'em up, put 'em up --
Remember Yamamoto --
An alien presence --
I don't have any life --
The white tornado --
The biggest hawk and the biggest dove --
Where was Al Krekich when we needed him? --
Chinatown --
Epilogue --
A note on research methods.
Responsibility: Robert Timberg.

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How the legacy of the Vietnam War changed the lives of five Naval Academy graduates: John McCain, Oliver North, Robert McFarlane, John Poindexter and James Webb.

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