Title Profile & Character Information

A Bright Shining Lie

Annotation
Fourteen years in the making, this story of a man and a war is so mesmerizing and monumentalze winner, is scheduled to appear on Good Morning America this fall. The New Yorker will feature this book in three installments this summer. 16 pages of photos, maps.

Awards
1988  National Book Awards
1989  Pulitzer Prize

GenreNonFiction
Historical
Political
War
Biography
TopicsVietnam War
Soldiers
American military history
Military policy (United States)
U.S. Army
American history
SettingVietnam