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A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam by  Neil Sheehan - Hardcover - 1988 - from Warwick Books and Biblio.com

A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam

by Sheehan, Neil

Condition: Fine/Fine


New York: Random House, 1988. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Hardcover in dust jacket. Book club edition. Book is in fine condition, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Corner-clipped dust jacket is fresh and bright. Historic photos included. 8vo. 861 pp. including index. In protective Mylar. Heavy for international shipping.


Neil Sheehan is the author of A Fiery Peace in a Cold War . He spent three years in Vietnam as a war correspondent for United Press International and The New York Times and won numerous awards for his reporting. In 1971 he obtained the Pentagon Papers, which brought the Times the Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for meritorious public service. Sheehan lives in Washington, D.C. He is married to the writer Susan Sheehan.




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