Karl Marlantes “What It Is Like to Go to War”

September 21st, 2011

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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.

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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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