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Matterhorn A Novel of the Vietnam War

By: Marlantes, Karl

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Corvus: 2010

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 19253

ISBN: 1848874944

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.3 X 6.5 X 2.2 inches; 600 pages; " It is the timeless story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his comrades in Bravo Company, who are dropped into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and forced to fight their way into manhood. Standing in their way are not merely the North Vietnamese but also monsoon rain and mud, leeches and tigers, disease and malnutrition. Almost as daunting, it turns out, are the obstacles they discover between each other: racial tension, competing ambitions, and duplicitous su... View more info