Vintage, Paperback, 9781400076840, 368pp.
Publication Date: August 9, 2005
"An unremittingly honest look into the black pit of war....Larry Heinemann's voice is clear and true." -The New York Time
"The best work of fiction to come out of the Vietnam War." -The Houston Chronicle
"Close Quarters can stand with the finest Vietnam writing, fact or fiction." --Chicago Tribune
“The most ambitious and substantial novel about the war in Vietnam . . . . the first one that people can read 75 years from now and gain an insight into how the war was truly fought . . . following the talk of the soldiers, you feel more like an eavesdropper than a reader.” —Kansas City Star