Book Discussion on My Detachment: A Memoir
Tracy Kidder talked about his book My Detachment: A Memoir, published by Random House. It chronicles his experience as an intelligence… read more
Tracy Kidder talked about his book My Detachment: A Memoir, published by Random House. It chronicles his experience as an intelligence officer in Vietnam. In it, he writes about how as a recent college graduate, he was assigned to the intelligence division and deployed soon thereafter to Vietnam where he led eight other young men in his command. The book deals with life in battle as well as the downtimes in between the fighting. Mr. Kidder read passages from the book and answered questions from members of the audience.
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