Voices from Vietnam: The Tragedies and Triumphs of Americans and Vietnamese-Two Peoples Forever Entwined by the Legacy of War Paperback – Oct 2002
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"A complex view, from both the American and Vietnamese vantage point that is full of emotion and insight." -- Willis E. Hartshorn: Director of the International Center of Photography in New York
"A valuable contribution to the literature of the war, marked by the unusual diversity of voices it records." -- Marilyn B. Young: Professor, History, New York University and author of The Vietnam Wars, 1945-1990
"Anyone who was in any way touched by the Vietnam War will find this book deeply moving and hauntingly evocative." -- Robin Moore: Former Green Beret and award winning author of The Green Berets and The French Connection
"It is a powerful and monumental work, and a weapon against future wars." -- Jan C. Scruggs, Esq.: President, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. and founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall
"The photographs and stories . . . evoke Vietnam's bloody and tragic past at the same time that they capture its present." -- Philip Caputo: Pulitzer Prize winner, former Vietnam veteran, and best-selling author of A Rumor of War, a highly acclaimed memoir of his experiences in Vietnam
"The photographs and stories of Charlene Edwards' book evoke Vietnam's bloody and tragic past at the same time that they capture its present." -- Philip Caputo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author
"This emotion-packed book . . . offers another step in the healing process for anyone touched by this tragic war. It is a powerful and monumental work, and a weapon against future wars." -- Jan C. Scruggs, president, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc.
About the Author
Charlene Edwards is a writer and photographer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Daily News, the Boston Globe, and the Chicago Tribune. She was a set photographer and photo and writing researcher for The Class of the 20th Century, a series for the A&E Network. She lives in New York City.
Top Customer Reviews
There are other books out there titled Voices from Vietnam, but Ms. Edwards has listened to these particular voices and played them back as a ringing chorus that will move you to forgive but never forget the victims on both sides of this war.
Most recent customer reviews
Charlene Edwards has put together a wonderfully deverse and mosaic puzzle that refects the human side of the Vietnam War. Read morePublished on Feb. 12 2003 by W. H. McDonald Jr.
This book is unlike most others about Vietnam. It isn't another history book. It challenges you to open your eyes and view those involved with the war in an entirely new light. Read morePublished on Nov. 13 2002
I expected this book to be like many others on Vietnam. Thankfully, it wasn't. It is a beautiful, compassionate book about both Americans and Vietnamese and the affect of the... Read morePublished on Nov. 13 2002