Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

American Requiem - 96 edition

American Requiem (ISBN10: 039585993X; ISBN13: 9780395859933)
ISBN13: 978-0395859933
ISBN10: 039585993X

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0395779262
ISBN10: 039577926X

Summary: In this dramatic, intimate, and tragic memoir, James Carroll recovers a time that none of us will ever forget - a time when parents could no longer understand their sons and daughters and when young people could no longer recognize the country they had been raised to love. The wounds inflicted in that time have never fully healed, but healing is something that Carroll accomplishes in telling his family's remarkable story. The Carroll family stood at the center of all ...show more the conflicts swirling around the Vietnam War. Lieutenant General Joseph F. Carroll was the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency through most of the war, a former FBI man who helped choose bombing targets but distrusted his fellow generals who wanted to use the Bomb. His wife, Mary, was a devoted friend of Francis Cardinal Spellman, the hawkish military vicar, yet she felt sympathy for antiwar priests and tried to balance her devotion to her husband with love for her sons. This shattering history takes its shape from the choices made by three of the five Carroll sons. Dennis, marked by fierce conscience, became a draft fugitive and exile. Brian, deeply loyal, joined the FBI and was assigned to track down draft resisters and Catholic radicals. James, wanting to fulfill the dream his father had embraced and then abandoned, became a Roman Catholic priest. But he quickly aligned himself with the very Catholic radicals and draft resisters who were one brother's target and another brother's support. While the war in Southeast Asia raged and the streets of America exploded with protest, Joe and Mary saw the precious world of their own family, centered on a gracious house on Generals' Row, collapse. None of the Carrolls would ever be the same. Joe Carroll was an Air Force lieutenant who designated Vietnamese targets for American bombs. Joe's son, James, began adulthood by fulfilling his father's abandoned dream of joining the priesthood. But soon a father's hopes for his son--and a son's peace with his father--were ruined, when James chose to protest the war and all it stood for. Winner of the National Book Award. This is a memoir by the novelist."A Roman Catholic seminarian and the devoted son of an Air Force general at the start of {the Vietnam War} period, Mr. Carroll had, by its end, become an active member of the Catholic left, estranged from his father and soon to quit the priesthood."(N Y Times Book Rev) ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 04/28/1997
International: No



List Price: $15.95
Used $8.80
Used
Save $7.15 (45%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 1 days, 7 hours and 38 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

197 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for American Requiem
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (197)  |  New (14)  |  Like New (8)  |  Very Good (44)  |  Good (111)  |  Acceptable (20)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$8.80
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$11.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.62
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.5
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.5
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Once Upon A Time Books AR
Tontitown, AR
Seller Rating: 4.58
1997 Paperback Our goal with every sale is customer satisfaction, so please buy with confidence. Every order is shipped the same day or the next day. This is a used book in good condition that may s ...show morehow some signs of use or wear. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
Reprint Good [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: Reprint ] Publisher: Mariner Books Pub Date: 4/1/1997 Binding: Paperback Pages: 288.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Wonder Book
Frederick, MD
Seller Rating: 4.64
Mariner Books, 04/01/1997, Paperback, Good condition.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
thriftbooks-com
Auburn, WA
Seller Rating: 4.57
Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Millions of satisfied customers and climbing. Thriftbooks is the name you can trust, guaranteed. Spend Less. Read More.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Nettextstore
Lincoln, NE
Seller Rating: 4.55
1997 Paperback Good Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting. Usually ships within 24 hours in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. This item may not include any CDs, Infotracs, A ...show moreccess cards or other supplementary material. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Goodwill of Greater Washington
Washington, DC
Seller Rating: 4.66
Good
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Sierra Nevada Books
Reno, NV
Seller Rating: 4.56
Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Biggest little used bookstore in the world.
Page:   1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9     10     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close