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Shrapnel in the heart

letters and remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

by Laura Palmer

  • 301 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Washington, D.C.),
    • American letters.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Biography.,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLaura Palmer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS559.83.W18 P35 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 243 p. :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2040769M
      ISBN 100394759885
      LC Control Number88017375

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For the first time, one book gives voice to the haunting, painful, tender, and healing tales of those who lost so much i Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Shrapnel in the Heart: Letters and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is an assortment of letters, poems, and other mementos left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

InLaura Palmer researched many of the letters left at the monument and was able to trace many of them back to the very persons who had written them. To be published on Veteran's Day, a poignant collection of memories from the families and friends of Vietnam dead. Palmer—who was a war correspondent, at the age of 22, in Saigon—has tracked down people who have left notes, poems, and ""remembrances""—anything from raggedy teddy bears to dog tags—as tokens of mourning at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.

Shrapnel in the Heart: Letters and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Laura Palmer. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, - History - pages.

0 Reviews. For the first time, one book gives voice to the haunting, painful, tender, and healing tales of those who lost so much in America's least popular war. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Shrapnel in the heart by Laura Palmer,Random House edition, in English - 1st ed. Shrapnel in the heart ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: Shrapnel in the Heart: Letters and Remembrance from the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Laura Palmer, Author Random House (NY) $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Laura Palmer is the author of Shrapnel in the Heart: Letters and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and has collaborated on a number of other books, including the New York Times bestseller Escape and To Catch a Predator with NBC's Chr.

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Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. American :   The actual letters are reprinted in this moving book, together with a photograph of those departed. Then the letter-writers discuss their grief, the ``shrapnel in the heart,'' embedded forever.

Often hard to read, this is a heartbreaking reminder of the consequence of war. Sal Lopes's The Wall: images and offeringsPages: Get this from a library.

Shrapnel in the heart: letters and remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. [Laura Palmer] -- More than one hundred letters left at Washington's Vietnam Veterans Memorial are accompanied by interviews with the authors of the letters, families of soldiers killed in the war.

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The story of Eddie Lynn Lancaster and others who died in Vietnam are chronicled by journalist Laura Palmer in her book titled “Shrapnel in the Heart,” as she tracked down the people behind the notes left at the memorial since it was completed in “Shrapnel in the Heart” is a series of dramatic monologues and vignettes about tributes left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

The Eagan Theater Company adapted the show for the stage after securing performance rights from the book “Shrapnel in the Heart: Letters and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial” by Laura Palmer. For the first time, one book gives voice to the haunting, painful, tender, and healing tales of those who lost so much in America's least popular the Trade Paperback edition.

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Random House Publishing Group, Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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Production: “Shrapnel In The Heart” o Theme: Dramatic vignettes and touching monologues from actual letters left at the Viet Nam wall over the years. Based on a book of the same title. (Great Reviews by Barnes & Noble, and Ted Koppel).

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The shrapnels must be of such a small size that even the cave desert surgery could not remove all of it. So maybe we really need to believe. Harken began operating on animals, trying to develop a technique that would allow him to cut into the wall of a still beating heart, insert a finger, locate the shrapnel and remove it.

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