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The Resource Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam War, Karl Marlantes

Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam War, Karl Marlantes

Label
Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam War
Title
Matterhorn
Title remainder
a novel of the Vietnam War
Statement of responsibility
Karl Marlantes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the tradition of Norman Mailer's "The Naked and the Dead" and James Jones's "The Thin Red Line," Marlantes tells the powerful and compelling story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his comrades in Bravo Company, who are dropped into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and forced to fight their way into manhood
Summary
Lieutenant Waino Mellas and his fellow Marines venture into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and fight their way into manhood, confronting external obstacles as well as racial tension, competing ambitions, and underhanded officers
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Debut, 2011.
  • James Fenimore Cooper Prize, 2011
  • W. Y. Boyd Literary Award, 2011.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
345299
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marlantes, Karl
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam Conflict
  • United States
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Vietnamkriget 1961-1975
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel of the Vietnam War
Label
Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam War, Karl Marlantes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published by Atlantic Monthly Press in association with El León Literary Arts, [Berkeley, Calif.]"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn501071580
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
598 pages
Isbn
9780802119285
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010549578
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)501071580
Label
Matterhorn : a novel of the Vietnam War, Karl Marlantes
Publication
Note
"Published by Atlantic Monthly Press in association with El León Literary Arts, [Berkeley, Calif.]"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn501071580
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
598 pages
Isbn
9780802119285
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010549578
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)501071580

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