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Michael Herr

‘The best book I have ever read on men and war in our time.’ John Le Carré

‘Splendid . . . he brings alive the terror of combat in a way that rivals All Quiet on the Western Front’ Tom Wolfe

‘We have all spent ten years trying to explain what happened to our heads and our lives in the decade we finally survived – but Michael Herr’s Dispatches puts all the rest of us in the shade’ Hunter S. Thompson



Genre: Non-Fiction
ISBN: 978033025573814
Published: 24/10/1991

Michael Herr

Michael Herr

Michael Herr was born in 1940, Syracuse, New York. He was a former war correspondent and best known as the author of Dispatches (1977), a memoir of his time as a correspondent for Esquire magazine (1967-1969) during the Vietnam War. Michael died in 2016, aged 76.  

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