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A bright shining lie : John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam, Neil Sheehan

Label
A bright shining lie : John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
Title
A bright shining lie
Title remainder
John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Neil Sheehan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the military career of Lt. Col. John Paul Vann, profiling his military and civilian roles in the Vietnam War
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1989.
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sheehan, Neil
Dewey number
959.704/33/73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS558
LC item number
.S47 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
959 .704 S541b
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vann, John Paul
  • United States
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Soldiers
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
  • Vann, John Paul
  • États-Unis
  • Guerre du Viêt-nam, 1961-1975
  • Militaires
  • Vann, John Paul
  • United States
  • Armed Forces
  • Soldiers
  • United States
  • Vann, John P
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • Vietnamkrieg
  • Vann, John Paul
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vann, John Paul
  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vann, John P
  • USA
Label
A bright shining lie : John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam, Neil Sheehan
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 821-833) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The funeral
  • Going to war
  • Antecedents to a confrontation
  • The Battle of Ap Bac
  • Taking on the system
  • Antecedents to the man
  • A second time around
  • John Vann stays
Control code
ocm17301230
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
861 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780394484471
Lccn
87043330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)17301230
Label
A bright shining lie : John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam, Neil Sheehan
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 821-833) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The funeral
  • Going to war
  • Antecedents to a confrontation
  • The Battle of Ap Bac
  • Taking on the system
  • Antecedents to the man
  • A second time around
  • John Vann stays
Control code
ocm17301230
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
861 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780394484471
Lccn
87043330
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)17301230

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