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Texts in the City: Dear America
In this episode of Texts in the City, Tony Birch looks at Bernard Edelman’s Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam with author and Vietnam veteran Barry Heard. They discuss war and trauma, and questions of honesty, memory and emotional sensitivity –in the context of both the text and Heard’s personal experiences.
Contains some strong language.
Presented in association with The Victorian Association for the Teaching of English.