The Resource Boots on the ground : America's war in Vietnam, Elizabeth Partridge, (electronic resource)

Boots on the ground : America's war in Vietnam, Elizabeth Partridge, (electronic resource)

Label
Boots on the ground : America's war in Vietnam
Title
Boots on the ground
Title remainder
America's war in Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Partridge
Title variation
America's war in Vietnam
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
First came John Lennon. Then Marching for Freedom. Now National Book Award-finalist Elizabeth Partridge takes on the ultimate 60s topic: Vietnam.In March 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson sent troops into Vietnam. 57,939 American soldiers would be killed and seventeen years would pass before this controversial chapter of American history concluded with the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 1982. The history of this era is complex; the cultural impact extraordinary. But it's the personal stories of eight people--six American soldiers, one American nurse, and one Vietnamese refugee--that form the heartbeat of Boots on the Ground. From dense jungles and terrifying firefights to chaotic medic rescues and evacuations, each individual's story reveals a different facet of the war and moves us forward in time. Alternating with these chapters are profiles of key American leaders and events, reminding us what was happening at home, including Kent State, Woodstock, and Watergate. This show-stopping book is Elizabeth Partridge at her finest
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Partridge, Elizabeth
Dewey number
959.704/3373
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not applicable
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not applicable
Intended audience
9-12
LC call number
DS558
LC item number
.P38 2018ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • history
  • biography
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Ray Porter
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Porter, Ray
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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adolescent
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Label
Boots on the ground : America's war in Vietnam, Elizabeth Partridge, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (4 hr., 57 min., 56 sec.))
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online
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9780525531463
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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349054d9-3662-4b6d-abb2-df754a1881a3
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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(OCoLC)1031091832
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Label
Boots on the ground : America's war in Vietnam, Elizabeth Partridge, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (4 hr., 57 min., 56 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525531463
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
349054d9-3662-4b6d-abb2-df754a1881a3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1031091832
Tape configuration
not applicable
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