An essential work on the Vietnam War, by the award-winning Geoffrey C. Ward and documentary maker Ken Burns.
Geoffrey C Ward (Author)
GEOFFREY C. WARD is the author of nineteen books, including A First-Class Temperament- The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, which won the NBCC Award, the Francis Parkman Prize and was a finalist for the Pulitzer.
Ken Burns (Author)
KEN BURNS is the legendary producer and director of numerous film series. His landmark film The Civil War was the highest-rated series in the history of American public television. His work has won numerous prizes, including the Emmy and Peabody Awards, and a nomination for an Academy Award.
"Stunning ... the best single-volume history of the war" -- Mark
Bowden, bestselling author of BLACK HAWK DOWN
"A vivid and often captivating volume ... a valuable resource" -- David Greenberg * New York Times Book Review *
"Ward and Burns take a vast topic and personalize it ... an outstanding, indispensable survey of the Vietnam War" * Kirkus *
"Vivid, affecting, definitive" * Booklist *
"Exquisitely written" * Guardian *