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...and a hard rain fell

ISBN: 9781402210358

By: John Ketwig

Published: 01/01/2008

The unforgettable story of a veteran’s rage and the unflinching portrait of a young soldier’s odyssey

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“A magnetic, bloody, moving, and worm’s-eye view of soldiering in Vietnam, an account that is from the first page to last a wound that can never heal. A searing gift to his country.”—Kirkus Reviews The classic Vietnam war memoir, ...and a hard rain fell is the unforgettable story of a veteran’s rage and the unflinching portrait of a young soldier’s odyssey from the roads of upstate New York to the jungles of Vietnam. Updated for its 20th anniversary with a new afterword on the Iraq War and its parallels to Vietnam, John Ketwig’s message is as relevant today as it was twenty years ago. “Solidly effective. He describes with ingenuous energy and authentic language that time and place.”—Library Journal “Perhaps as evocative of that awful time in Vietnam as the great fictions...a wild surreal account, at its best as powerful as Celine’s darkling writing of World War One.”—Washington Post s

About the Author

John Ketwig

John Ketwig was sent to Vietnam in September 1967, and completed his tour a year later. In 1982, he began to examine the Vietnam tragedy and his role in it. He started to write about his experiences in a letter to his wife and children, in hopes that someday they might understand and know the truth of what he had experienced. His account was originally published in 1985 to tremendous acclaim. John currently lives in New Jersey with his wife, Carolynn.

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