"To call Going After Cacciato a novel about war is like calling Moby Dick a novel about whales." (Richard Freedman, New York Times)
GOING AFTER CACCIATO
By Tim O'Brien
First printing of O'Brien's anti-war National Book Award winner.
Near fine in very good plus jacket.
GOING AFTER CACCIATO
"In October, near the end of the month, Cacciato left the war."
Nonlinear, quasi magic-realist novel of a soldier's search for a fellow platoon member gone AWOL from the Vietnam War.
(New York): Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence, (1978). 9'' x 6''. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front board. In original unclipped ($8.95) dust jacket. Jacket painting by M.S. Chiang. , 338 pages. Minor bumping to spine ends. Jacket flaps faintly toned; mild edgewear and a few small closed tears to lower edges.
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