Upon his arrival in the country, Richie is sent to the American base at Chu Lai in South Vietnam. He spends the greater part of his tour of...
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Bibliography (Magill's Survey of American Literature, Revised Edition)
Bishop, Rudine Sims. Presenting Walter Dean Myers. Boston: Twayne, 1991. Brief monograph meant to introduce readers to Myers and his work, providing serious analysis of the novels and of young adult literature generally.
Burshtein, Karen. Walter Dean Myers. New York: Rosen, 2004.
Goff, Stanley, and Robert Sanders. Brothers: Black Soldiers in the Nam. Novato, Calif.: Presidio, 1982. Study of the experience of African American soldiers in the Vietnam War. Provides useful context for Myers’s novel.
Snodgrass, Mary Ellen. Walter Dean Myers: A Literary Companion....
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