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In Country

Bobbie Ann Mason

In the summer of 1984, the war in Vietnam came home to Sam Hughes, whosefather was killed there before she was born. The soldier-boy in the picture never changed. In a way that made him dependable. But he seemed so innocent. "Astronauts have been to the moon," she blurted out to the picture. "You missed Watergate. I was in the second grade." She stared at the picture, squinting her eyes, as if she expected it to cometo life. But Dwayne had died with his secrets. Emmett was walking around with his. Anyone who survived Vietnam seemed to regard it as something personal andembarrassing. Granddad had said they were embarrassed that they were still alive. "I guess you're not embarrassed," she said to the picture. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

In the summer of 1984, the war in Vietnam came home to Sam Hughes, whosefather was killed there before she was born. The soldier-boy in the picture never changed. In a way that made him dependable. But he seemed so innocent. "Astronauts have been to the moon," she blurted out to the picture. "You missed Watergate. I was in the second grade." She stared at the picture, squinting her eyes, as if she expected it to cometo life. But Dwayne had died with his secrets. Emmett was walking around with his. Anyone who survived Vietnam seemed to regard it as something personal andembarrassing. Granddad had said they were embarrassed that they were still alive. "I guess you're not embarrassed," she said to the picture. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

In the summer of 1984, the war in Vietnam came home to Sam Hughes, whosefather was killed there before she was born. The soldier-boy in the picture never changed. In a way that made him dependable. But he seemed so innocent. "Astronauts have been to the moon," she blurted out to the picture. "You missed Watergate. I was in the second grade." She stared at the picture, squinting her eyes, as if she expected it to cometo life. But Dwayne had died with his secrets. Emmett was walking around with his. Anyone who survived Vietnam seemed to regard it as something personal andembarrassing. Granddad had said they were embarrassed that they were still alive. "I guess you're not embarrassed," she said to the picture. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jill Brennan

Length:

9h 49m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:29


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

13:24


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

09:13


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

04:31


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

14:13


Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 1

20:51


Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 2

13:24


Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 3

13:03


Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 4

18:46


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

15:56


Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 6

06:05


Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 7

10:20


Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 8

05:55


Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 9

17:47


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

13:27


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

04:47


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

14:48


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

17:26


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

15:10


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

06:32


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

06:38


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

42:32


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

11:31


Part 2, Chapter 19
Part 2, Chapter 19

16:57


Part 2, Chapter 20
Part 2, Chapter 20

20:08


Part 2, Chapter 21
Part 2, Chapter 21

16:05


Part 2, Chapter 22
Part 2, Chapter 22

20:44


Part 2, Chapter 23
Part 2, Chapter 23

11:01


Part 2, Chapter 24
Part 2, Chapter 24

21:45


Part 2, Chapter 25
Part 2, Chapter 25

27:21


Part 2, Chapter 26
Part 2, Chapter 26

16:38


Part 2, Chapter 27
Part 2, Chapter 27

27:09


Part 2, Chapter 28
Part 2, Chapter 28

16:35


Part 2, Chapter 29
Part 2, Chapter 29

28:05


Part 2, Chapter 30
Part 2, Chapter 30

25:09


Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 3, Chapter 1

19:30


Part 3, Chapter 2
Part 3, Chapter 2

24:46


Part 3, Chapter 3
Part 3, Chapter 3

01:07