The long reckoning : a story of war, peace, and redemption in Vietnam
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Adult Nonfiction - South Wing Main Floor
959.704 B5611
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x, 478 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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English
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40031693853

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"This is a Borzoi book." -- title page verso.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The American war in Vietnam left many long-lasting scars that have not yet been sufficiently examined. The worst of them were inflicted in a tiny area bounded by the demilitarized zone between North and South Vietnam and the Ho Chi Minh Trail in neighboring Laos. That small region saw the most intense aerial bombing campaign in history, the massive use of toxic chemicals, and the heaviest casualties on both sides. Black recounts how a small group of veterans, scientists, Quaker-inspired pacifists, and their Vietnamese partner used their moral authority, scientific and political ingenuity, and sheer persistence to attempt to heal the horrors that were left in the wake of the military engagement in Southeast Asia. Their story is one of reconciliation and personal redemption, embedded in a vivid portrait of Vietnam today: one-time mortal enemies, in the endless shape-shifting of geopolitics, have been transformed into close allies and partners. ,Adapted from jacket

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Black, G. (2023). The long reckoning: a story of war, peace, and redemption in Vietnam (First edition.). Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Black, George, 1949-. 2023. The Long Reckoning: A Story of War, Peace, and Redemption in Vietnam. Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Black, George, 1949-. The Long Reckoning: A Story of War, Peace, and Redemption in Vietnam Alfred A. Knopf, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Black, George. The Long Reckoning: A Story of War, Peace, and Redemption in Vietnam First edition., Alfred A. Knopf, 2023.

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