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A graduate of Yale University and a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, Karl Marlantes served as a Marine in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Navy Cross, the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation Medals for valour, two Purple Hearts and ten air medals. This is his first novel.

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Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
Karl Marlantes
Thirty years in the making, this towering, critically acclaimed and huge international bestseller written by someone who served in Vietnam is now available in paperback. That it has taken so long for a novel set during the Vietnam war to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2011

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