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A Bright Shining Lie

John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam

Neil Sheehan

This passionate, epic account of the Vietnam War centres on Lt Col John Paul Vann, whose story illuminates America's failures & disillusionment in SE Asia. A field adviser to the army when US involvement was just beginning, he quickly became appalled at the corruption of the S. Vietnamese regime, their incompetence in fighting the Communists & thei...
Publish Date
1988-09-12T00:00:00.000Z
1988-09-12T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.23
ISBN
9780394484471
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
2021-01-08T00:57:17.000Z
A Bright Shining Lie is one of the best books I’ve ever read. Amazing work.      source
2020-11-13T00:11:43.000Z
Oh man. This is taking rate my room into slightly creepy territory. But yes, I do love those books.      source
2021-01-07T23:16:28.000Z
One of the books that made me want to be a journalist RIP      source