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The Resource American boys : the true story of the Lost 74 of the Vietnam War, Louise Esola

American boys : the true story of the Lost 74 of the Vietnam War, Louise Esola

Label
American boys : the true story of the Lost 74 of the Vietnam War
Title
American boys
Title remainder
the true story of the Lost 74 of the Vietnam War
Statement of responsibility
Louise Esola
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the middle of a dark night off the coast of Vietnam on June 3, 1969, the USS Frank E. Evans is rammed by a ship ten times her size, sending her forward half to the bottom of the South China Sea and into oblivion. Seventy-four Americans are killed in this mysterious collision. Three brothers from a small town in Nebraska are gone, as is the son of a chief who barely survived. Only one body is ever found. The truth is confined to a footnote of the Vietnam War. Buried in obscurity even today, as the 74 names of those killed are not on the Vietnam Wall in Washington, D.C. In American Boys, journalist Louise Esola has uncovered and assembled a powerful rebuttal, putting the ship and her men in the time and place that was Vietnam. Groundbreaking and astonishing in scope and intimate details, American Boys is a story of heartbreak and perseverance. It's the story of a shattering injustice, of love and healing, and of a great generation of those who fought and lost yet vowed to never forget, though their nation has"--Page 4 of cover
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UPM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Esola, Louise
Dewey number
959.704/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS558.7
LC item number
.E86 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Frank E. Evans (Destroyer)
  • Melbourne (Aircraft carrier)
  • Collisions at sea
  • Sailors
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Label
American boys : the true story of the Lost 74 of the Vietnam War, Louise Esola
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxxii, 419 pages
Isbn
9780996057400
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2014913432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn891201136
Label
American boys : the true story of the Lost 74 of the Vietnam War, Louise Esola
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxxii, 419 pages
Isbn
9780996057400
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2014913432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn891201136

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