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Download Paco's Story Doc Ï 224 pages ☆ Larry heinemann ¾ Paco Sullivan is the only man in Alpha Company to survive a cataclysmic Viet Cong attack on Fire Base Harriette in Vietnam Everyone else is annihilated When a medic finally rescues Paco almost two days later he is waiting to die flies and maggots coveringBody He winds up back in the US with his legs full of pins daily rations of Librium and Valium and no sense of what to do next One evening on the tail of a rainstorm he limps off the bus and into the small town of Boone determined to find a real job and a real bed but no matt How does one write in such a way that every sentence is poetry?
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Er how hard he works nothing muffles the anguish in his mind and body Brilliantly and vividly written Paco's Story winner of a National Book Award plunges you into the violence and casual cruelty of the Vietnam War and the ghostly aftermath that often dealt the harshest blows It's no The Things They Carried but then it's not trying to be Depressing but good
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Paco's StoryPaco Sullivan is the only man in Alpha Company to survive a cataclysmic Viet Cong attack on Fire Base Harriette in Vietnam Everyone else is annihilated When a medic finally rescues Paco almost two days later he is waiting to die flies and maggots covering his burnt shattered what an awful piece of writing the voice is the most irritating i have ever encountered on the same page the tone careens back and forth between pretentious pseudo literary over writing words like lilting and echo ous endless strings of adjectives dumb similes and lists of meaningless descriptive details and larry the cable guy haw haw blather bangin pussy smokin dope gettin some know it all winking nonchalance and there is no doubt that it is supposed to be a single voice the owner of the voice is finally confirmed on page 137 and it is one dumb pointless gimmickinterestingly the voice is abandonded for the last 10 pages granting a small measure of solace to the readerhow this won the national book award is totally mind boggling at least it was short