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Girl by the Road at Night: A Novel of Vietnam

Girl by the Road at Night - David Rabe Sometimes a review of a book is almost as good as the book. Consider this line from novelist Philip Caputo's review of this book in the NY Times "Rabe delivers the blow in a single paragraph that is a masterpiece of compression. It wounds like the swift thrust of a thin, razor-sharp dagger; you don’t realize you’ve been stabbed until you see the blood." With a review like that, how could the book be bad?