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One step forward in the fledgling art
of the Vietnam War novel
KIRKUS REVIEWS, November 1, 1978
 

Killing Ground
by Walter Clemons
NEWSWEEK, January 1, 1979


War novel hits where it hurts
by Earl Gerheim
THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW, January 14, 1979

Death becomes a bore
by J.B.
THE NEW REPUBLIC, January 27, 1979
 

Death overkilled in Vietnam war
by Peter Greenberg
LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 22, 1979
 

Essay Questions
by Grover Furr
GROVER FURR'S VIETNAM WAR PAGE
 

Sexism and Racism in Vietnam War Fiction
by Philip K. Jason
MOSAIC: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, Summer 1990
 

American heart of darkness: the moral vision of five novels of the
Vietnam War
by Edward Frederick Palm
Unpub. doct. diss., Univ. of Pennsylvania
 

For fighting and for fun: a postmodern reading of Gustav Hasford's The Short-Timers
by David L. Erben
Thesis (M.A.)--University of South Florida, 1993
 

Vietnam and the Southern Imagination
by Owen W. Gilman Jr
University Press of Mississippi, 1994
 

The Short-Timers
by David Erben
VIETNAM GENERATION JOURNAL, March 1994
 

Stanley Kubrick and the Art of Adaptation
by Greg Jenkins
 McFarland & Company, 1997
 

Responses To War: An Intellectual And Cultural History
by David Hart
 "REEL HISTORY" HOME PAGE, October, 1998
 

Gruntspeak:  Masculinity, monstrosity and discourse in Hasford's The Short-Timers
by Ray Bourgeois Zimmerman
AMERICAN STUDIES, Volume 40, Issue 1, Spring 1999
 

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Is there life after Vietnam?
by Malcolm Jones Jr.
NEWSWEEK, February 5, 1990
 

Hasford scores again with Vietnam novel
by John S. Nelson
THE WICHITA EAGLE, February 25, 1990
 

Horror, Irony and Vietnam
by David Crumm
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 2, 1990
 

 A Vietnam Story Continued
by John Orr
KNIGHT-RIDDER NEWS SERVICE, March 20, 1990
 

In Short:  The Phantom Blooper
by Charles Salzberg
NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, April 15, 1990
 

The Phantom Blooper
by Edward Bryant
LOCUS v24:4 No.351, April 1990
 

The Phantom Blooper
CHOICE, October 1990
 

The Phantom Blooper
WEST COAST REVIEW OF BOOKS, 1990
 

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A Gypsy Good Time
KIRKUS REVIEWS, Dec 15, 1991
 

A Gypsy Good Time
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, Jan 13, 1992
 

Mystery & Espionage
 by Benjamin Segedin
THE BOOKLIST, February 1, 1992
 

One Death Leads to More
THE BUFFALO NEWS, June 14, 1992
 

Contemporary Detective Fiction and the Vietnam War
by Kali Tal
VIETNAM GENERATION JOURNAL, November 1992
 

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