Karl Marlantes “What It Is Like to Go to War”
September 21st, 2011
In his 2010 bestselling debut novel “Matterhorn” highly decorated Vietnam veteran Karl Marlantes wrote what Publishers Weekly called a “dense, vivid narrative” of the Vietnam war.
But Marlantes had written another book, too, an equally powerful story of Vietnam – but this one, nonfiction. It was his effort to define and understand the change in a warrior’s psyche once they’ve taken other human lives, and how that change makes coming home so difficult.Karl Marlantes calls his new book “What It Is Like To Go To War.”
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