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Author: Bobbie Ann Mason
Publisher: New York : Perennial Library, 1986, ©1985.
Series: Perennial fiction library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Perennial Library edView all editions and formats
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Sam resents the effects of the Vietnam War, especially the death of her father and her uncle's suffering from Agent Orange ingestion. This understated novel deals with a teenage girl & her gradual acceptance of the death of her father in the Vietnam War. In the summer of 1984, the war in Vietnam comes home to Sam Hughes, whose father was killed there before she was born: The soldier-boy in the picture never changed.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bobbie Ann Mason
ISBN: 0060913509 9780060913502
OCLC Number: 14361464
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Harper & Row, ©1985.
Description: 245 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Perennial fiction library.
Responsibility: by Bobbie Ann Mason.

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Sam resents the effects of the Vietnam War, especially the death of her father and her uncle's suffering from Agent Orange ingestion. This understated novel deals with a teenage girl & her gradual acceptance of the death of her father in the Vietnam War. In the summer of 1984, the war in Vietnam comes home to Sam Hughes, whose father was killed there before she was born: The soldier-boy in the picture never changed. In a way that made him dependable. An extraordinary novel of reconciliation and shared hopes--and a youthful confrontation with the legacy of Vietnam. From the acclaimed author of Shiloh and Other Stories.

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