Tag Archives: Karl Marlantes

My Favorite Fiction Books: The Runners-Up

A few weeks ago I posted a list of my five favorite fiction books.  They are: 1.  “The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien 2.  “On the Road” by Jack Kerouac 3.  “Tropic of Cancer” by Henry Miller 4.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War by Karl Marlantes

The Vietnam War was the defining war for my generation, just as the Mideast wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are for the present generation.  There are differences, of course.  Young people today do not feel as threatened by the current … Continue reading

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