The House of Purple Hearts: Stories of Vietnam Vets Who Find Their Way Back e-book
by Paul Solotaroff
House of Purple Hearts book. Paul Solotaroff tells the story of what happened to many of the vets from that war, and of what some of their fellow vets did to help. Feb 26, 2013 Neil rated it liked it.
House of Purple Hearts book. Shelves: vietnam-war. Kind of a dull read for most probably, but it does shed some light on life after war for our Vets.
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He is also the author of The House of Purple Hearts.
The image of the dysfunctional, war-crazed Vietnam veteran whose heroic service in Southeast Asia was ignored or ridiculed by those at home is strongly entrenched in America's popular imagination. He is also the author of The House of Purple Hearts. Библиографические данные. House of Purple Hearts: Stories of Vietnam Vets Who Find Their Way Back.
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THE HOUSE OF PURPLE HEARTS Stories of Vietnam Vets Who Find Their Way Back. The numbers were staggering.
In his first book, journalist Solotaroff examines the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans by looking at its founder, Ken Smith, and . Although the unique shelter's story deserves to be told, Solotaroff is the wrong chronicler.
In his first book, journalist Solotaroff examines the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans by looking at its founder, Ken Smith, and five severely disturbed clients. These include a suicidal, alcoholic ex-Marine who is tormented by what he did in Vietnam and is now fighting for the custody of his daughter; and an embittered, warobsessed, former Army tank commander who ""loved his tour in Vietnam"" so much that he built a military-style bunker in his basement and stayed up nights in his backyard listening for the Viet Cong.
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TPaul Solotaroff retells the story of a Vietnam veteran, Ken Smith, in The House of Purple Hearts. Smith recalls the shock and devastation of the war that still haunted him twenty years later. To see those kids laying there maimed and bleeding. With huge bumps all over ‘em from shrapnel entries- I knew then and there, if I didn’t already, that this war was pure, fucking evil.
House of purple hearts : stories of Vietnam vets who find their way back /. by Solotaroff, Paul Published c1995. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Varying Form of Title: Purple hearts. The House of Purple Hearts, by noted young journalist Paul Solotaroff, tells the moving story behind the founding of the New England Shelter and vividly relates the experiences of five men who, with varying degrees of success, made it through the shelter's rigorous program. Corporate Name: New England Shelter for Homeless Vets. Rubrics: Homeless veterans Services for Massachusetts Boston Disabled veterans Rehabilitation Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Veterans.