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A Poet Goes to War

Price: 37.50 USD

Bozeman: Big Sky Books, Montana State University, (1970), 16mo. Wraps. 78 p. "After a few poems about military training and about being stationed first in Korea, more than half of the book deals with Vietnam. It shows particular attention to authentic detail: self-dissociation in a combat setting, Hispanic and black comrades, loss of innocence, ears as trophies, jungle bunkers, piss tubes, rats, insects, monsoons, survival. The poet served in Vietnam during the Tet Offensive in 1968" - Newman 1st ed. Newman 1084. SIGNED on the title page, INSCRIBED & SIGNED "Earl" inside the front cover.

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