Dispatches by Anne Burke

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Published by Prairie Annals Editions in Calgary .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Frye, Northrop, -- 1912-1991 -- Book reviews.,
  • Canadian literature (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Canadian literature (English) -- Prairie Provinces -- History and criticism.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementAnne Burke.
GenreBook reviews.
SeriesPrairie annals series
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19940441M
ISBN 109780920689257, 9780920689264

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Sections for the other correspondents finish the book, most notably Page, a British reporter who ends up seriously injured from shrapnel.

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A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy is described. In some countries, a service member's name must be mentioned in dispatches as a condition for receiving certain decorations.

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Dispatches is a New Journalism book by Michael Herr that describes the author's experiences in Vietnam as a war correspondent for Esquire magazine. First published inDispatches was one of the first pieces of American literature that portrayed the experiences of soldiers in the Vietnam War.

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Sections for the other correspondents finish the book. most notably Page. a British reporter who ends up seriously injured from shrapnel.

Prologue Summary Herr, the narrator, begins by describing a map in his apartment in Saigon that he inherits from the previous tenant. The map is a relic of the past, showing Vietnam “divided into its older territories of Tonkin, Annam and Cochin China, and to the west past Laos and Cambodge sat Siam, a.

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