Vietnam
NY, Harcourt, Brace & World, (1967). First person account of the author's trip to Vietnam, which she undertook "looking for material damaging to the American interest," as she explains frankly. Only issued in wrappers in this country, which did not please the author -- who was, at that point in time, a highly praised, award-winning novelist and one of the leading women of letters in this country, and who felt that her work deserved a more formal, elaborate trade publication; she felt, justifiably one would have to say, that issuing the book only in softcover both trivialized it and also made it less likely to receive reviewer attention. Fine. [#010122] $20

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