The Resource Tree of smoke, Denis Johnson

Tree of smoke, Denis Johnson

Label
Tree of smoke
Title
Tree of smoke
Statement of responsibility
Denis Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of Skip Sands<U+2014>spy-in-training, engaged in Psychological Operations against the Vietcong<U+2014>and the disasters that befall him thanks to his famous uncle, a war hero known in intelligence circles simply as the Colonel. This is also the story of the Houston brothers, Bill and James, young men who drift out of the Arizona desert into a war in which the line between disinformation and delusion has blurred away. In its vision of human folly, and its gritty, sympathetic portraits of men and women desperate for an end to their loneliness, whether in sex or death or by the grace of God, this is a story like nothing in our literature
Awards note
National Book Award winner, 2007.
Cataloging source
DLC
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1949-2017,
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Johnson, Denis
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • National Book Awards
Label
Tree of smoke, Denis Johnson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780374279127
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007006562
System control number
  • ocm83977529
  • 305148
  • (OCoLC)83977529
Label
Tree of smoke, Denis Johnson
Link
Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780374279127
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007006562
System control number
  • ocm83977529
  • 305148
  • (OCoLC)83977529

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