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Sunshine Soldiers

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The Sunshine Soldiers by Peter Tauber
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Shedding new light on post-Vietnam War American society, this revised edition of a personal journal first published in 1971 chronicles a soldier's seven weeks of basic training during the 1960s. Wry humour, deadpan delivery, and ironic insight reflect both the shattered innocence and conflicted patriotism of a generation and the definitive tone that has come to represent the 1960s in contemporary culture. Journalistic detail and narrative development of each week's events challenge traditional patriotic images and speak to the current debates of political and military authoritarianism.

Author Biography

Peter Tauber is a journalist, novelist, speech writer, political analyst, and university lecturer. He is the author of "The Last Best Hope" and has contributed to "The New York Times Magazine" and the "Los Angeles Herald-Examiner". He lives in New York City.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2003
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Imprint
Higganum Hill Books
Pages
262
Dimensions
140x215x13
ISBN-13
9780963518569
Product ID
1863131

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