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The Resource Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam War, Karl Marlantes

Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam War, Karl Marlantes

Label
Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam War
Title
Matterhorn
Title remainder
a novel of the Vietnam War
Statement of responsibility
Karl Marlantes
Title variation
Novel of the Vietnam War
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the tradition of Norman Mailer's "The Naked and the Dead" and James Jones's "The Thin Red Line," Marlantes tells the powerful and compelling 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
Summary
Lieutenant Waino Mellas and his fellow Marines venture into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and fight their way into manhood, confronting external obstacles as well as racial tension, competing ambitions, and underhanded officers
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Debut, 2011.
  • James Fenimore Cooper Prize, 2011
  • W. Y. Boyd Literary Award, 2011.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
345299
Cataloging source
EGM
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A76594
LC item number
M38 2010
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel of the Vietnam War
Label
Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam War, Karl Marlantes
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
5116239
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
600 p.
Isbn
9780802119285
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn501071580
  • (OCoLC)501071580
Label
Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam War, Karl Marlantes
Publication
Control code
5116239
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
600 p.
Isbn
9780802119285
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn501071580
  • (OCoLC)501071580

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