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Myers, Walter Dean
New York : Scholastic, 1988.
IL YA RL 7.1
ISBN 0833531808
Richie Perry is a 17 year old living in Harlem. His dreams of going to college are put on hold due to lack of money. He enlists in the Army to get money for his family and to help him fund his education. He doesn't believe he'll be sent to Viet Nam but that is exactly where he ends up. Along with his friends, he experiences the horror of war as he does what he needs to in order to survive.
SUBJECTS:     Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Fiction
                        African Americans -- Fiction


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