Crossing Over

Richard Currey (Author)
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Description

First published in 1980, Crossing Over is hybrid prose-poetry and flash fiction about one young man's journey through the Vietnam War. Adapted for the stage and praised by antiwar activist Daniel Berrigan, these vignettes from the war-torn jungles changed the way America saw the Vietnam Era. The material in Crossing Over formed the basis of Currey's 1988 novel Fatal Light, cited by Tim O'Brien as "one of the very best works of fiction to emerge from the Vietnam War."

Product Details

Price
$12.95
Publisher
Santa Fe Writer's Project
Publish Date
October 01, 2018
Pages
60
Dimensions
5.3 X 0.3 X 8.3 inches | 0.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781939650467
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About the Author

Richard Currey served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1972 in the U.S. Navy. He was trained in jungle warfare and special operations, and was a medical corpsman attached to the Marine Corps's Fleet Marine Force. He has written Crossing Over: A Vietnam Journal, which went on to vast acclaim and a Pulitzer Prize nomination, and Lost Highway. He lives in Washington, DC.