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Karl Marlantes


USA flag (b.1944)

A graduate of Yale University and a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, Karl Marlantes served as a Marine in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Navy Cross, the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation Medals for valor, two Purple Hearts, and ten air medals.
 
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Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2012) : Matterhorn


Karl Marlantes recommends
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In the Fabled East (2010)
Adam Lewis Schroeder
"An unforgettable tour of colonial Vietnam. A fabulous piece of writing."
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The Infidel (2010)
Bob Shepherd
"If you want to know what we're up against [in Afghanistan], read this book."
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Hassie Calhoun (2011)
Pamela Cory
"...One of the more engaging characters I've encountered in fiction..."

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