From Look Not Unto the Morrow by David Swanson (reviewer):
Look Not Unto the Morrow
Robert Fantina(Whiskey Creek Press, 2012)
Robert Fantina, the author of a tragically nonfictional survey of the lives of soldiers in all past US wars, has now published a devastatingly fictional account of the war that the Vietnamese call the American War.
I say devastatingly fictional, because Fantina condenses and concentrates into one small book the lives of a very few characters through the lead-up to, the experience of, and the aftermath of a US soldier's participation in that war. The extreme horror and tragedy recounted (leavened by much human goodness) would require the watering down of thousands of additional pages of extraneous information were it nonfiction. It is all based on typical experiences endured, overcome, or surrendered to by many thousands of Americans... Read More