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Although a novel, The 13th Valley is a real place where American soldiers fought and died in August 1970. 13 August 2011: Those lines were the opening salvo to the original 1982 Author’s Note for this book. During the writing of the book, copies of the . Army 1::50,000 topographic maps of the area were consulted. It is now 41 years since I made that combat assault onto the peak of Hill 848 with Alpha Company, 2d of the 502d, and it has taken 41 years for me to fully understand the meaning and the strategic significance of the battle. This note recaps some of my original thoughts, adds some insights, and it invites you to ride along on a journey back to that time.
John M. Del Vecchio's searing bestseller The 13th Valley was praised as one of the most powerful works of literature to emerge from the Vietnam experience. Now back in print comes an even more stunning achievement: For the Sake of All Living Things.
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The 13th Valley written with straightforward, authoritative, unadorned prose and merciless intelligence is not just the best Vietnam War novel to date, but the smartest. Bryan, author of Friendly Fire. Then suddenly everyone was reading John DelVecchio's "The 13th Valley". The definitive recommendation came from a friend who had spent a year in the "boonies" (in other venues, called the "bush") with the 101st Airborne (the companion division to the one portrayed in "The 13th Valley"). He was tending bar, still in the middle of a long bout with PTSD and the various self-medications that were required to (eventually) overcome it.
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The 13th valley, a novel. Del Vecchio, John . 1948-. Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; ctlibrary; americana.
The night had become cool-humid tropical.
The night had become cool-humid tropical t indistinct dark nebulous shadows, images of window frames against chairs and images of chairs and desks against a man and images of the man cast with all other images in a continuous conglomerate darkness onto the floor of Alpha Company’s headquarter hootch. The back room of the hootch was windowless and dark. He did not sit there.
Praise for "The 13th Valley," a Finalist for the American Book Award: "There have been a. .The 13th Valley" written with straightforward, authoritative, unadorned prose and merciless intelligence is not just the best Vietnam War novel to date, but the smartest.
Praise for "The 13th Valley," a Finalist for the American Book Award: "There have been a number of excellent books about Vietnam. but none has managed to communicate in such detail the day-to-day pain, discomfort, frustration and exhilaration of the American military experience in Vietnam Del Vecchio has constructed a classic war novel, a complex and frightening book, that gets it right.
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