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Karl Marlantes

USA flag (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.
Non fiction
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2012) : Matterhorn

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

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