Hardback black cloth with gilt titles to spine, dust jacket.
This edition 1988 reprint by Book Club Associates.
Book is in very good condition with some light signs of use, page edges have some light marks and smudges mainly on top edge. Dust jacket shows signs of use and shelf wear with some marks on spine and light rubbing and creasing along the top edge. Book contains some relevant news paper cuttings made by previous owner.
This monumental narrative clarifies, analyses and demystifies the terrible ordeal of the Vietnam war. Free of ideological bias, profound in its understanding and compassionate in its portrayal of humanity, it is filled with fresh revelations drawn from secret documents and from exclusive interviews with the participants - French, American, Vietnamese, Chinese: diplomats, military commanders, high government officials, journalists, nurses, workers and soldiers. The Vietnam war was the most convulsive tragedy of recent times. This is its definitive history.