|Perfume River||Robert Olen Butler||
PERFUME RIVER examines family ties with flashbacks from the Viet Nam War. The author's experience as an Army intelligence agent during that period gives him a great advantage in creating what many critics say is best novel yet by the Pulitzer Prize winner. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless...
|The Deserter||Nelson DeMille||
THE DESERTER finds two top military investigators searching Venezuela for a former Delta Force captain who deserted his unit a year before in Afghanistan, and to hopefully overcome their suspicions of each other and their methods to find their man alive, if possible.
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|The Things They Carried||Tim O'Brien||
THE THINGS THEY CARRIED was named by The New York Times to their Book of the Century list. Many critics consider this the best book ever written on the Vietnam War. It is about more than war; it is about the human heart, emotional baggage, loyalty, love, death and life. It is a marvel of storytelling....
|Fives and Twenty-Fives||Michael Pitre||
FIVES AND TWENTY-FIVES lays bare the corrosive psychological effects and the dark humor of modern warfare. Critics have called this the best novel to come out of the Iraq conflict.
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|The Ventriloquists||E.R. Ramzipoor||
THE VENTRILOQUISTS finds a young girl, Helene, masquerading as a boy and selling newspapers to survive on the streets of 1943 Brussels. When the Nazis pressure her friend, a publisher of dissident underground newspapers, to betray his cause or die, they and their peers decide to pretend to cave to the German demands,...