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Waiting out a war

Lucinda Franks

Waiting out a war

the exile of Private John Picciano.

by Lucinda Franks

  • 323 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Coward, McCann & Geoghegan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Picciano, John, 1947-,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Desertions -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.A68 F7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination222 p.
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5296689M
      ISBN 100698104633
      LC Control Number72076680

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Waiting out a war by Lucinda Franks Download PDF EPUB FB2

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That the most spectacular attack in months seems to have been a disgruntled soldier lashing out at a distinguished visitor and. From Lodi, New Jersey to Stockholm, Sweden is a long way especially if, like John Picciano, you've deserted from the U.S. Army. Franks tells the story with little embellishment: John's Italian-American boyhood in a pinched working class town; insecure high school years when he was a bookish loner; graduation and a lousy job hauling furniture in a warehouse; the induction notice and basic.

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