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Kirtland Community College Library PS 3563 .E26 H97 2016 30775305524895 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781250118387
  • ISBN: 1250118387
  • Physical Description: print
    336 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Picador/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.

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General Note: The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Longlist 2016.
Summary, etc.: Twenty-two year old Eugene Allen, a Vietnam War veteran, has penned a revisionist history of the period that, channeled through Means, explores the realities of trauma, both national and personal. Consider Allen's imaginative register: John F. Kennedy has survived multiple attempts on his life and is entering his third term. Meanwhile, as the Vietnam War continues to wage, soldiers returning home face two fates: have their memories of war erased or, if they are too damaged for treatment, be released without monitor. But pain and their toxic strains of PTSD ultimately creates a band of deranged rogues, evading the government and reenacting atrocities on their own people --
Awards Note:
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Longlist 2016.
Subject: Nineteen seventies Fiction
United States History 20th century Fiction
United States History 20th century Fiction
Genre: Alternative histories (Fiction)
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