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Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War (Compact Disc)

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In college I?had the opportunity to take a team-taught class on the Vietnam war; one of the professors was a well-known Quaker anti-war activist, and the other was a vet who had served two tours in-country. It was an amazing experience, and one that has led to a lifetime of reading fiction and non-fiction about the war in Vietnam. Which brings me to Matterhorn. I love this book, and I?think I?can safely say that both of my professors would feel the same. Karl Marlantes (himself a veteran) has written an amazing novel—historically accurate, beautifully written, and incredibly moving. This book will appeal to lovers of literary fiction and war-time thrillers alike. When the book ends, you won’t want to leave the soldiers of Matterhorn behind.

Sarah B.

April 2010 Indie Next List


“Every war has produced seminal fiction, but in the case of Vietnam there have been few examples. Marlantes now increases that list with a towering, majestic novel of men in combat. Like all great literature, his work transcends a particular war because of the universality of his characters and themes. This is a novel that will endure.”
— Bill Cusumano, Nicola's Books, Ann Arbor, MI

June 2011 Indie Next List


“Every war has produced seminal fiction, but in the case of Vietnam there have been few examples. Marlantes now increases that list with a towering, majestic novel of men in combat. Like all great literature, his work transcends a particular war because of the universality of his characters and themes. This is a novel that will endure.”
— Bill Cusumano, Nicola's Books, Ann Arbor, MI

Product Details
ISBN: 9781441742285
ISBN-10: 144174228X
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Publication Date: April 2010
Pages: 16
Language: English
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