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Michael Herr
American writer
Michael David Herr was an American writer and war correspondent, known as the author of Dispatches, a memoir of his time as a correspondent for Esquire magazine during the Vietnam War. The book was called the best "to have been written about the... Wikipedia
Born: April 13, 1940, Lexington, KY
Died: June 23, 2016, Delhi, NY
Spouse: Valerie Herr (m. ?–2016)
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Michael David Herr (April 13, 1940 – June 23, 2016) was an American writer and war correspondent, known as the author of Dispatches (1977), a memoir of his ... Notable work: Dispatches (1977); Apocalypse Now (1979); Full Metal Jacket (1987) Died: June 23, 2016 (aged 76); Delhi, New York, U.S
Michael Herr, who wrote about the Vietnam War for Esquire magazine, gathered his years of notes from his front-line reporting and turned them into what many ...
Mar 28, 2016 · A compelling sense of urgency and a unique voice make Michael Herr's Vietnam memoir the definitive account of war in our time. apocalypse ...
Jun 25, 2016 · Michael Herr, who wrote “Dispatches,” a glaringly intense, personal account of being a correspondent in Vietnam that is widely viewed as one ...
I looked at the bottom for the author's name: Michael Herr. Never heard of him. I turned to the first chapter, called “Breathing In,” and started to read its italicized ...
Michael Herr, Writer: Full Metal Jacket. Michael Herr was born on April 13, 1940 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA as Michael David Herr. He was a writer and ...
Jun 28, 2016 · GROSS: Martin Sheen's voiceover narration in the film "Apocalypse Now" was written by Michael Herr, who died last Thursday at the age of 76.
Michael Herr was a novelist and war correspondent. Born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1940, he began reporting from Vietnam for Esquire in the 1960s, during the ...
Jun 27, 2016 · Herr, a titan of New Journalism, died last week, at the age of seventy-six. He made his name in Vietnam as a young Esquire correspondent who ...
Jun 28, 2016 · How Michael Herr Transcended New Journalism. Robert Stone on Dispatches, Groundbreaking Reportage from the Vietnam War. By Robert ...